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Rates and Water

Rates for Balranald Shire Council are levied annually in July, and can be paid in full or by quarterly instalments.  Payments can be made in person via cash, cheque or credit card, or alternatively B-pay, direct deposit or posted to Council (cheque only).

Euston payments may be made at the Post Office in Murray Terrace by cash or cheque only.

Rates are due on the following dates:

Instalments due:

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1st Instalment
31 August
2nd Instalment
30 November
3rd Instalment
28 February
Final Instalment
31 May

For any ratepayer wishing to pay the amount in full, the due date is 31 August

Make a Payment

Balranald Shire Council accepts payments for Rates assessment in a number of ways.

You will require your rates or water notices to acquire reference numbers to complete any transaction.

Online Via Credit Card

You can use the following buttons to pay your rates or water notice.


Contact your participating Financial Institution to make payment directly from your cheque or savings account, this can be completed through your phone and internet banking system.

Biller Code  120113

Reference: Located on your Rates or Water Notice below the biller code in the BPay box on the bottom right corner of your rates/water notice.

Direct Debit

Automatic direct debit from your bank account

In Person

Payment by cash, cheque, credit or debit card can be made in person at

Balranald Shire Council

70 Market Street

Balranald NSW 2715

or post cheque to PO Box 120, Balranald, NSW 2715


Biller Code  120113

Direct Debit

Automatic direct debit from your bank account

Contact Council’s Finance Department on 03 5020 1300 for details

Please note rates being paid by credit card incur a 2% surcharge

Opening times

Monday to Friday 8.30m to 5.00 pm

Contact  Rates Officer

Balranald Shire Council 03 5020 1300 

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