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You can use the payment option that is most convenient for you to make your Council payments.
Visit Council's Nowra or Ulladulla office to pay your account by cash, cheque, debit or credit card.
Payments by credit card will incur:
Council's cashiers' hours are:
Council payments can be made using BPAY either over the phone or the internet.
BPAY payments made using a credit card do not incur a surcharge (Diners Club is not accepted).
Check if your financial institution has BPAY.
You will need to refer to your notice to locate your reference number. Each type of account has a unique reference number and must be used to ensure your payment is allocated correctly.
You can make payments at any Australia Post outlet if you present your account or invoice with the barcode intact.
Payments can be made by:
Check with your Australia Post outlet payment options available as they vary or may apply fees.
Request or change a direct debit for your rates, debtor or water account.
Phone 1300 004 431 and quote the reference number.
When you use this option:
Remember to check your reference number prior to making the payment.
Post your cheque or money order to:
Shoalhaven City Council
PO Box 42
Nowra NSW 2541
Make sure to include the correct details to identify the bill being paid.
If you are a Centrelink customer and wish to use Centrepay to pay your Rates or Water, you need to contact a Centrelink office during business hours to arrange this.
You will need your Rates/Water 8 digit Reference Number to complete the form.
Two separate deductions must be set up if paying both Rates and Water through Centrepay.
Centrepay is a voluntary, free service to Centrelink customers.
The money you specify is transferred from your Centrelink payments, pensions or allowances.
You may choose to start, stop or change your deductions at any time by contacting Centrelink direct.
Revenue Management Team
Last updated on 28 September 2022