Rates Rebate Scheme

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A rates rebate is a partial refund for people who pay rates to council.

The Rates Rebate Scheme provides a rebate of up to $640 for low income earners who were paying rates for the home in which they were living on 1 July 2019.

Full details on the scheme can be found on the Rates Rebate Scheme page​ on the Department of Internal Affairs website.

Download or view a Rates Rebate Application form for 2019-20​​​​ (PDF, 362KB​)

Use the Department of Internal Affairs online calculator to see if you may be able to claim a rebate.​

Page reviewed: 11 Jul 2019 4:14pm