How can I pay my rates?


If you hold a Visa or MasterCard, you can call 1300 886 745, 24 hours a day, every day. Please have your rates notice with you when paying by phone.


Internet payments can be made by Visa or Mastercard on the Payments page. Call your bank, credit union or building society to arrange payment from your cheque, credit card or savings account.


Contact your bank or financial institution to make payment from your cheque, savings, debit, credit card or transaction account. Please refer to your rates notice for your BPAY reference number.

Direct debit

If you would like to arrange payment by direct debit you can do so by completing the Request for direct debit (rates payment) form. A printable form is available on our forms page.

For further information you can phone 03 6238 2787.

Payment in person

Bring along your intact rates notice to make a payment at the Hobart Council Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street, Hobart between 8.15 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday.


Cheques or money orders should be made payable to Hobart City Council and posted to:

The Chief Executive Officer
City of Hobart
GPO Box 503
Hobart TAS 7001

Receipts for cheques are subject to due collection of money. Post-dated cheques will not be accepted.

Australia Post

Payment is accepted at all Australia Post offices and must be made by the due date, presenting an intact rates notice.