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August 16 2017: Payment of Rates

Rates for the period 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2017 were issued on 9 August 2017.

The closing date for ALL ratepayers paying rates is FRIDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2017.

A discount of 15% will apply to the General Rates only and will be allowed if payment of all rates and charges are received on or before close of business on the last day of the discount period as set out on the rates notice.

Rates outstanding after the closing date will accrue interest at the rate of 11% pa compounded daily and charged monthly.

Payment of rates may be made using any one of the following options:-

Payment by Bpay
By internet or by phone, contact your participating bank, credit union or building society to make a payment from your cheque, savings or credit card account.  Please quote the Biller Code 243386 and Reference Number as shown on the front of the notice.  Also refer to your financial institution for cut off times for processing of payments.

Payment by Australia Post
Present your notice to any Australia Post outlet, call 13 18 16 or go to

Payment by Bpoint
Call Council on 1300 276 468 any time or visit and follow the links to make this payment from your Mastercard or Visa.

Paying in Person
Payments can be made in person at:-
Innisfail Office: 70 Rankin Street, Innisfail - Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Tully Office: 38-40 Bryant Street, Tully - Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Cardwell Library: 4 Balliol Street, Cardwell - Monday to Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Council Offices - Payments can be made by cash, cheque, Eftpos and credit cards (Mastercard and Visa).

CREDIT CARD SURCHARGE: A surcharge of 1% will be added to the total amount of payments made to Council using the credit option when using Mastercard or Visa (credit card or debit card).

Payment by Mail
Make your cheque or money order payable to: CASSOWARY COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL and crossed "NOT NEGOTIABLE" Post to the Chief Executive Officer, Cassowary Coast Regional Council, PO Box 887, Innisfail Qld 4860.  If a receipt is required, tick the "receipt required" box, tear of the stub and retain top portion for your records.

If mailing your remittance, please allow sufficient time for your payment to reach Council's office before the closing date.  It is strongly suggested that payment is not left until the last few days as Council does not accept responsibility for postal or other unforeseen delays.

For any further information please contact the Rates Section on 1300 763 903.