Rates

To provide the services, upgrades and maintenance to Council and community facilities Council needs to rate properties.

The Valuer Generals Office provides valuations every 5 years, which are linked with Council's rate in the dollar. Council uses Gross Rental Value and Unimproved Value for its rating purposes.

The following methods can be used to pay your rates:

  • In person - Campbell St, Cuballing between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Mail - PO Box 13, Cuballing WA 6311
  • Internet Banking
    Commonwealth Bank
    Account Name: Shire of Cuballing
    BSB: 066-522
    Account No. 0000 0005

Please use your Rates Assesment Number as your Reference.

Rate Instalments

Council gives ratepayers the opportunity to either make one payment or instalments. Estimated due dates for the 2016/2017 annual rates are as follows:

  • 1st Instalment - 9th September 2016
  • 2nd Instalment - 9th November 2016
  • 3rd Instalment - 9th January 2017
  • 4th Instalment - 9th March 2017

Objection To Valuations

Ratepayers may object to the valuation of a property within 42 days of date of issue of the rates notice. To object to a valuation you must lodge an objection in writing to the Valuer General's Office. Forms for this are available from the Shire Office.

Pensioner Cards

Pensioner Concession Cards (PCC); or State Concession Card (SCC); or State Seniors Card (SSC) together with a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC), or Seniors Card only.

To claim a rebate the rates must be paid by 30 June. Please note that all other charges must be paid by the due date of the rate notice. Pensioners already registered need not reapply.

Note: Rural Pensioners need to complete a Pensioner Form every year.

Please contact Ms Leanne Shields, Rates Officer, to discuss your eligibility to receive the rebate.

Emergency Services Levy (ESL)

The Emergency Services Levy is a compulsory charge and is applied to all Rates Notices.

The ESL funds WA's emergency services to respond to building and bush fires, road crash rescue, hazardous and toxic material spills, storms, cyclones, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis, searches for missing persons, and cliff and cave rescues.

It also funds training of emergency services volunteers, community safety programs, emergency management planning and DFES's Emergency Management Services.

All enquiries on the Emergency Services Levy visit, the DFES website at http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/‎.