Paying Your Rates

Due Dates

Rates need to be paid in four instalments by the following due dates:

  • 1st Instalment - 30 September 2016
  • 2nd Instalment - 30 November 2016
  • 3rd Instalment - 28 February 2017
  • 4th Instalment - 31 May 2017

Early Bird Incentive

Pay your rates in full by 30 September 2016 to be in the running for $1,000.

Terms and Conditions - The Baw Baw Shire Council Early Bird Payment incentive will be conducted according to the appropriate Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation's Trade Promotion Lottery Permit Conditions. The giveaway will be drawn at random from all valid entries after processing 30 September 2016 payments. The winning entrant will be contacted in writing within seven days of the draw.

Alternatively, you can contact the Council's Revenue Department on 5624 2411 to discuss an alternative payment arrangement.

Payment Options

Online - pay your instalment online using BPoint or use our secure online payments system to pay by a Visa or MasterCard credit card.

Telephone - call 1300 276 468, quoting your Biller Code and Reference found on the front of your Rate and Valuation Notice, to pay your rates using BPoint over the phone.

BPay - call your bank and arrange connection. Once connected, you can pay your rates from your nominated account.

BPay View - receive, view and pay this bill using internet banking.

Direct Debit - This is available for fortnightly, monthly and instalment payment arrangements. Please contact Councils Revenue Office to discuss this option. Please note that Interest free Direct Debit Arrangements need to be made before the second instalment due date (30 November 2015). Any Direct Debit Arrangements made after this date will incur interest charges.

Post Office - The post office will accept cash, cheques, money orders, credit card (Bankcard, Mastercard and Visa) and EFTPOS. Please note, if making a late payment at the post office it is advisable to contact the Council for confirmation of the outstanding amount.

Centrepay - Use Centrepay to arrange regular deductions from your Centrelink payments. Call Centrelink to request a Centrepay deductions form.

Customer Service Centre -

  • 33 Young Street, Drouin between 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Civic Place, Warragul between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Payment can be made using cash, cheque, money order, Direct Debit, EFTPOS and credit card (Bankcard, Mastercard and Visa).

Mail - addressed to Baw Baw Shire Council, Private Bag 14802, Melbourne 8299. By cheque only - receipts are not issued.