Monday 4th January 9:00am - Saturday 30th January 5:00pm
REFRAME School Holiday Programme
Tuesday 26th January
Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony & Citizen of the Year Announcement
This page provides information on methods of payment for:
As well as information on:
Highland residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic will be able to put off paying their rates for the next six months under a financial support package announced by Council today.
The rates deferral for businesses and residents is part of an estimated $700,000 suite of measures announced by Mayor Duncan Gair and General Manager Ann Prendergast.
Download: Financial support package Flyer
Please Note: Where individuals privately manage the rental of their property or are self employed please contact Councils Revenue Team on 02 4868 0888.
Online payments can be made for:
Please DO NOT ever send us credit card details via Email as this is not secure.
Payments can be made automatically through your nominated bank account.
Please contact Council’s Revenue Section on 02 4868 0888 for further details.
A separate Direct Debit Request form must be completed for:
Direct Debit Request Service Agreement (PDF, 158kB)
Direct Debit Request - Rates Account Form (PDF, 84kB)
Options are for monthly, quarterly or annual Payments
Options are for monthly or Due Date of Account payments
Council accepts credit card payments via on-line Payments or phone 1300 138 795.
Please note: A service fee applies to all credit card payments. Please refer to the Council's fees and charges for current rates.
BPay details can be found on your current notice.
Council only accepts debit card payments through BPay.
Mail cheques to:
Wingecarribee Shire Council
Post Office Box 141
Moss Vale NSW 2577
Present your notice and payment at any Australia Post outlet.
Council appreciates the fact that circumstances can prevent people paying rate instalments or water and sewerage charges by the due date.
For this reason we are prepared to accept regular payments, provided the account is settled within 12 months.
Agreement to Make Regular Payments (PDF, 89kB)
Council has approved an increase in the water rebate allowance provided to residents who are currently undergoing Home Haemodialysis treatment.
The annual allowance has been increased from 52 kl to 235 kl.
To apply for this water rebate allowance, residents are asked to provide written confirmation of the following:
There are some parcels of land that are exempt from rates and charges. These include parcels of land within a national park and land that belongs to, for example, a religious body or school.
Unless you meet the exemption criteria outlined in the Local Government Act, you cannot be exempt from paying rates.
Application for Exemption from Rates (PDF, 142kB)
Re-categorisation of land (with the exception of farmland) for rating purposes only:
Categorisation of land as Farmland for rating purposes only:
Under State Legislation some pensioners are eligible for mandatory concessions.
Pensioner Concession Application Form (PDF, 66kB)
When applying for a pensioner concession please attach a photocopy of your current Pensioner Concession Card.
This form is to be completed by property owners wishing to apply for Hardship Rate Relief:
Financial Hardship Application - Rates Charges (PDF, 84kB)
Before making an application you should carefully read the conditions set out in the form.
If you need more information please contact Council on 02 4868 0888.