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How can I receive and pay my rates?

Register for Electronic Rates Notices

Did you know that you can receive your rates notices via email, it's easy to sign up.

Visit and follow the below instructions.
Step 1
Enter your name exactly as it appears on the notice, include spaces and symbols.
Enter your property's assessment number.
Choose a username, make it easy to remember so you can login later.

Step 2
Check your email inbox.
Click the link, it lasts 48 hours!

Step 3
Choose a password & enter your mobile number.
Use this along with your username to login.

That's it! You will now receive notices in your inbox, and can login to view them online at anytime.


Using BPay - biller code 25304
If you haven't used BPay before, you will need to contact your participating Bank, Credit Union or Building Society to register for Internet banking. Once registered, use BPay Biller Code 25304 and reference number shown on your rate notice.

Using POST billpay - billpay code 2330
To register visit or if you are already registered you can pay by credit card here. Use POST billpay code 2330.

By phone

Using BPay - biller code 25304
Once registered for phone banking with your financial institution, telephone the number they have provided and follow the instructions given to make your payment. You will need to key in the BPay Biller Code 25304 and reference number shown on your rate notice.

Using POST billpay - billpay code 2330
For the cost of a local call (mobiles excepted), phone 13 18 16 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Quote the POST billpay code 2330 and reference number on the rate notice. Pay from your credit card or, after registration, your cheque or savings account. Register your cheque or saving account by phoning 13 18 16 at least 10 working days before making your payment.

In person

Present your rate notice intact, with your payment to any Australia Post Office, or at either of Council's Business Centres, 111 Brown Street, Hamilton or 1 Market Place, Hamilton.

By mail

Detach the credit section and mail with your cheque (made payable to Southern Grampians Shire Council) in the reusable envelope to:

Southern Grampians Shire Council
Locked Bag Box 685

The top portion of the notice should be retained for your records.

Discount for Early Payment

For the convenience of ratepayers who prefer to make only one payment each year and as an incentive for early payment, a discount will be allowed where the full amount for the year (less the discount) is paid on or before 30 September, excluding any arrears of rates and charges outstanding from previous years.

Please contact Council's Rates Department.

Rates Department | Customer Service
111 Brown Street
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5573 0444

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