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Paying Your Rates

This page outlines the various options Council provides for paying your rates notice, including rates instalment due dates.

Your rates help pay for parks and sports ground maintenance, operation of community halls, road repairs, waste & recycling & other community services, just to name a few.

Learn more about the services Council provides and how rates and levies are calculated on our page Rates, Fees & Charges.

Rates Instalment Due Dates

1st InstalmentDue on or before 31st August
2nd InstalmentDue on or before 31st October
3rd InstalmentDue on or before 28th February
4th InstalmentDue on or before 30th April

Rate Payment Options

Devonport City Council offers a variety of easy and convenient payment options:

Pay by Phone

To pay by VISA or Master-card, call Council’s Payment Hotline on 1300 886 451 (24/7).

Pay Online

Pay your rates online via our Secure Commonwealth Bank Online Payment Portal.

Contact your participating bank or credit union, via phone or internet. Learn more at BPay Website

You can now receive and store your rates notice in your online bank account with BPay View.

To find out how to register for BPay View talk to your financial institution or visit BPay.

Have your rates debited from your savings or cheque account on the instalment due dates or on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.

Direct Debit Request Form

Copies of this form are also available from Council’s Customer Service Centre located at 137 Rooke Street, Devonport.

Contact Centrelink to arrange for regular rates deductions from your Centrelink payments using CentrePay.  Alternatively download a copy of the CentrePay form here.

Present your Rates Notice to any Service Tasmania shop, together with your payment.

Visit our Customer Service Centre

  •  8.45am and 4.45pm, Monday to Friday.
  • We’re located at 137 Rooke Street, Devonport.
  • You can pay by cash, credit card (visa & mastercard), cheque or EFTPOS.  Please bring your Rates Notice.

Cheque or money order payments are to be made payable to Devonport City Council and crossed ‘Not Negotiable’.

Mail us your cheque or money order, noting the Property ID and Location details on the reverse to:

Devonport City Council
PO Box 604
Devonport  TAS  7310