How to pay your rates and charges

Annual Instalment Due Dates

Rates must be either paid in full by August 31, or in installments by the dates noted below:

  • Instalment 1 - 31 August
  • Instalment 2 - 30 November
  • Instalment 3 - 28 February
  • Instalment 4 - 31 May

Overdue rates and charges will incur an interest charge of  7.5% per annum.

Emailing of Rates Notices and Water & Sewerage Charge Notices

Rates and Water Notices can now be provided electronically for those ratepayers who wish to receive their rates and water notices by email. The Local Government Act (1993) requires that this request be in writing. Please complete the Request Rate Notices By Email Form(PDF, 170KB) and return to


Council offers ratepayers a number of payment options for the payment of rates and charges.

By Phone

Call our Customer Service desk at (02) 6778 6300 to make a payment with your VISA or MasterCard. A credit card surcharge applies.

By Mail

You can mail your cheque or money order made payable to Uralla Shire Council along with the deposit slip portion on the bottom of your rates notice to PO Box 106, Uralla NSW 2358.


Contact your participating financial institution to make this payment directly from your savings or cheque account.

You will need to quote the biller code and reference number shown on the front of your rate or instalment notice.

POST Billpay

Pay your account with POST Billpay either by phone, internet or in person. You will need to quote the billpay code and reference number shown on the front of your rates notice.

Telephone: Call 13 18 16 for payment by credit card, or after you have registered, from your cheque or savings account. 

Internet: Visit the POST Billpay website at

In Person: Take your rates notice to any Australia Post agency. Payments can be made by cash, cheque, EFTPOS, or credit card.

At Our Service Desk

You are welcome to visit Council's Administration Office at 32 Salisbury Street, Uralla for payments by cash, cheque, EFTPOS, or credit card (accepted cards are VISA and Mastercard. A credit card surcharge will apply.)

Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Please present your rates notice when making payment.