How do I know if I’m eligible for a rates rebate?
Use the rates rebate calculator to work out what you might get. It could be up to $655.
You may be eligible for a rates rebate if:
- You are the ratepayer for the property where you live and
- You have lived there since 1 July 2020 and
- Your total pre-tax income is low.
You can apply for a rebate up until 30 June 2021. Get in touch with us to see if you qualify.
You may still qualify for a rebate with a higher income if you have dependents or if your rates are high.
How do I apply for a rates rebate?
The Rates Rebates Scheme is funded by the government, but you apply through Council.
As soon as you get your first rates invoice for the new rating year (2020/21) you can apply for your rebate.
Paper application form
You can apply for a rates rebate by downloading and completing the application form:
To request a print copy of the application form, call us on 04 570 6666 and we'll post one out.