The Department of Internal Affairs runs a rates rebate scheme that in some cases allows for a refund or partial discount on rates for the current year (to 30 June) – please note that rebates are not available for previous years.
The scheme is administered by us and generally applies to those on benefits or very low incomes.
A quick way to check is to use the online rebate calculator on the Department of Internal Affairs website.
If you think you meet the criteria, or you would like help to determine your eligibility, our rebate applications team will help you confirm your status. Please contact us to make an appointment to calculate whether you are eligible for a rebate. The best time to do this is in August, once the first instalment of rates has been received.
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Page last updated: 11:46PM Sun 09 October 2022