Pay your rates

Payment dates

You will receive four rates notices each year. Annual rate notices are sent in August, and reminder notices will be sent at least 14 days before the due dates of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th instalments. You must pay instalments by the following due dates:

  • 1st instalment: 30 September
  • 2nd instalment: 30 November
  • 3rd instalment: 28 February
  • 4th instalment: 31 May

Late payments

Late payments will incur additional interest at 10%pa on the amount outstanding from the due date. 

Payment options

Online Payments

Access our secure online payment facility for credit card payments (MasterCard & Visa only).

Pay rates online now


Contact your bank to make this payment directly from your cheque or savings account. Quote Biller code 1123 and your 12 digit reference number on the front of your notice. Note: Minimum $25.


Centrepay enables Centrelink customers to pay a portion of their rates on a regular basis as a direct debit deduction from their fortnightly income. CRN 555 054 346L

By Phone

Phone 1300 067 479 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) and quote the 12 digit reference number on the front of your notice. Note: Minimum $5.

In Person

Payments can be made in person at:
Australia Post: Minimum $25 payment per notice, credit cards not accepted.
Council Offices: During business hours only. EFTPOS is available for credit & debit cards.

Direct Debit

To have your four instalments taken out of your Cheque/Savings/Credit account by Direct Debit, download the direct debit form.

Instalment Direct Debit Form(DOCX, 45KB)

Instalment Direct Debit Form(PDF, 361KB)

To set up a monthly/twice monthly direct debit, contact our Revenue department on 9747 7200 for further information. 

To cancel or amend your direct debit please email 


Mail your cheque or money order payable to Melton City Council, with the deposit slip enclosed to

Melton City Council
PO Box 21
Melton 3337

Please note we do not take responsibility for postal delays.

For more information, contact our Revenue department on 9747 7200.