Paying Your Rates

Rates can be paid in:

  • four quarterly instalments
  • in one annual amount
  • or by alternative arrangement approved by Rating staff

2020/2021 instalment dates:

Quarter 1 due date 4 September 2020
Quarter 2 due date 4 December 2020
Quarter 3 due date 5 March 2021
Quarter 4 due date 4 June 2021

It is a rate payer's responsibility to ensure payment is received by the Council by the due date shown on the front of the rate notice.

Additional charges apply to overdue rates if they have not been paid by the due date.

If the amount remains unpaid it may be recovered in a court through legal processes and costs associated with legal recovery action will be required to be reimbursed to the Council.

Use Council's Secure Site

Council accept rate payments using a secure site on the Internet. When making a payment please have ready your Customer Reference Number. The valuation number is also required to validate the property.

Pay Online

Use BPay

Use BPay with your online banking provider. Biller code 27961 and Customer Reference Number as shown on the Rate Notice.

Use Post Billpay

Council's Post Billpay code is 2808.

Pay via Post Billpay

Use Council's Secure Phone Payment Service

Dial 1300 276 468. Quote Councils biller code 1351915 and your Customer Reference Number.

Use Post Billpay

Phone 13 18 16. Provide Council's Billpay code 2808 and your Customer Reference Number as shown on your rate notice.

Pay at the Civic Centre

Payments can be made in person at the Civic Centre 4 Mackay Street, between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Payments accepted by: Cash, Cheque, Money Order, EFTPOS and Credit Card.

Use Post Billpay

Payment may be made at any Post Office by presenting your rate notice.

Post your cheque or money order made payable to:

Port Augusta City Council
PO Box 1704
PORT AUGUSTA SA 5700

Please ensure to state your customer reference number in your correspondence

Use Direct Debit

Direct Debit payment authority forms are available from the Civic Centre, 4 Mackay Street Port Augusta, or download below:Direct Debit Payment Authority(360 kb)Payment options available: Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly, Quarterly, Annually.

Use Centrelink Centrepay

Payments can be made from your Centrelink payment using Centrepay. To commence payments using Centrepay you can go online, call or contact a Centrelink office.

Quote the Council Service Provider Number 555 056 062V and your Customer Reference Number.

Learn more about Centrepay