Lockhart Shire Council accepts payments for Rates Assessments by the following options:



This is an easy method of paying your rates, can be via bank account details or card options. You can also setup automatic payments.

Go Green.  Go Electronic.  Sign Up at:

Your eNotices reference number is on the bottom of page 1 of your Rate Notice.  If you need assistance to register, please contact Council at or 02 6920 5305 and ask for the Revenue Officer.



Provided by Bendigo Bank – payments can be made directly from your bank account using the Biller Code and Reference from your Rate Notice.


Australia Post

Pay in person at your local Australia Post Office, pay online using POST BILLPAY  Home – Post Billpay, by phone on 13 18 16 or via the Auspost app.


By Mail

Cheque Payments Only – Simply detach the payment slip from the bottom of the notice and mail with payment to:

PO Box 21
Lockhart NSW 2656.

Please make cheques payable to Lockhart Shire Council and mark “Not Negotiable”.

Do not send cash.

Please note that receipts will not be issued for mailed payments unless you complete the request on the bottom of the notice.

Any change of address details can be emailed to or post to PO Box 21, Lockhart NSW 2656.


In Person

Payments may be made in person at:

Lockhart Shire Office, 65 Green Street, Lockhart

Office Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Payments may be made by cash, EFTPOS, credit card or cheque.

Payments can also be made in person at your local post office. You will need a copy of your rates notice or instalment notice when paying at the Post Office.

Lockhart Council offers a rates instalment option to all ratepayers. Instalment details and dates are printed on your full rate notice, which is issued each year. Instalment notices are issued quarterly, with reminder notices issued if payment is not made. Interest is charged on overdue rates.

Rates instalment dates for 2023/24:

  • 1st instalment due: 31 August
  • 2nd instalment due: 30th November12 January 2024
  •  3rd instalment due: 28th February
  • 4th instalment due: 31st May