Paying my Rates

There are two options for payment of rates:

  1. Payment in full by 31 August
  2. Quarterly instalments which are due on 31 August, 30 November, 28 February and 31 May 

Please note: Daily interest charges will accrue on any unpaid rates. 

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you are experiencing financial difficulties and need time to pay.

Credit Card

Pay over the internet with your credit card


Pay by phone with your Mastercard or Visacard

The phone payment line is a 24 hour service. Calls are charged at the cost of a local call (mobiles extra). 

Phone:  1300 276 468

All Credit Card transactions incur a fee of 0.6%



In Person

Payments may be made at Council Offices; Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding public holidays):

Tumbarumba Office - Bridge Street, Tumbarumba

Tumut Office - 76 Capper Street, Tumut

Payments can also be made at

  • Adelong, Batlow and Talbingo Libraries during normal opening hours




To use BPAY or BPAY View online you need to register for Internet banking with your participating bank, credit union or building society.  Once registered, use the information on your bill to make your payment.

For more information visit the BPay website


Direct Debit

Setting up a direct debit with Snowy Valleys Council allows you to arrange payments straight from your bank account for payment for your rates, water and debtor accounts.

To set up a direct debit payment please use the request forms below:

Direct-Debit-Request-Form-SVC(PDF, 299KB)

Other Options

Australia Post

Rates and Water Payments only

Customers can pay their bill in person at any Australian Post Office - cash, cheque or EFTPOS are available.



Post Cheque or Money Orders (made payable to Snowy Valleys Council) to:

  • Tumbarumba Office - PO Box 61, Tumbarumba NSW  2653
  • Tumut Office - 76 Capper Street, Tumut, NSW 2720



Payments may be deducted from Centrelink benefits.

Please contact your Centrelink office or go to