Council Rate Relief

12 Nov 2020

The NSW Government is providing council rate relief for eligible home, farm, and business owners whose properties were damaged beyond repair in the 2019-2020 bushfires.

Support is available for Council rates for quarter 3 (January – March) and quarter 4 (April – June) of the 2019-2020 financial year with a the 6-month extension that will cover rates notices for quarter 1 (July – September) and quarter 2 (October – December) of 2020-2021.

To be eligible you must:

  • be a home, farm or business property owner in a bushfire declared disaster area
  • have had your property deemed damaged beyond repair by the Rural Fire Service (RFS) and/or Emergency Information Coordination Unit (EICU).

You are not eligible if the only structure damaged or destroyed is an outbuilding on the property such as a shed.

If you are would like to know more please contact the Shoalhaven Council Bushfire Recovery Customer Service Team on 02 4429 5888, or visit the Service NSW website.

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