Pay your rates and water

Direct Debit

Pay your rates or water accounts via Direct Debit

Payment can be made in full, paid quarterly or by an agreed arrangement with Council weekly, fortnightly, monthly.

The amount payable will be automatically deducted from your nominated account on the due date for payment.

Pay online

 Pay your rates online 

You will need your Rates reference number.

We accept Mastercard or Visa, a credit card service fee of 0.42% applies.

Pay over the phone

Call 1300 789 116 to pay your rates and water accounts over the phone

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for the cost of a local call, with the exception of mobile phones which will be charged at mobile phone rates. 

We accept Mastercard or Visa, a credit card service fee of 0.42% applies.


Use BPAY to pay your rates and water from your cheque or savings account.

Quote biller code 747105 for rates or 747113 for water along with the 7 digit reference number shown on your rate or water notice.

Provided you have sufficient funds, the payment will be processed and you will be issued a receipt number from your banking institution for payment.

Pay in person

Pay your rates in person at Councils Customer Service Centre on Station Street, Mullumbimby. We accept payments by cash, cheque or you may use your debit or credit card.

Please present your rate notice when making payment.

Office hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4:30pm.

Pay by mail

You can mail your cheque or money order payable to Byron Shire Council, together with the detachable deposit slip portion of the rate notice, to:

Byron Shire Council

PO Box 219

Mullumbimby  NSW  2482

Pay at Australia Post

Present your account at any Australia Post outlet to pay by cash, cheque or debit card. (You cannot pay by credit card at Australia Post.)