Finance, Rates and Property

Where do my Rate Dollars go?

Council provides a range of services that help members of the community enjoy a healthy, active and safe lifestyle in the Rural City of Wangaratta. Read more

Payment Options

There are a number of options for making payments to Council. Read more

Instalment Dates and Payment Support

View information about payment of Council rates and methods of payments, including links to online payments via the Westpac Payments Systems. Read more

Rates and Charges

Details of rates and charges for the 2016/2017 financial year. Read more

Property Valuations

A valuation of all Victorian properties is carried out every two years. All homes and business premises in Victoria have been revalued as at 1 January 2014. Read more

Council Suppliers

Would you like to become a Council supplier? Read more

Rate Capping

In 2015, the Victorian Government introduced rate capping legislation in the form of its “Fair Go Rates System” (FGRS). The FGRS or rate capping introduces an annual rate cap set by the Minister for Local Government which controls general rate increases for all councils during that financial year. Read more

Fire Services Property Levy

On 1 July 2013, the Victorian Government is replacing the fire services levy with a fairer system, as recommended by the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission. Rather than contributing through insurance premiums, a property-based levy will be collected. Read more

Change of Name or Address for Service of Notices

Council must be notified in writing of change of name, address, ownership or occupancy. Read more

Register for Email Rate Notices

Register online to receive your Rates notice by email. Read more