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Rates Payment Options

You can pay your rates the following ways:

** Please note that a fee of 0.8% (GST incl.) applies to credit card transactions.


Visit our Online Payments Site to pay your rates online with Visa or Mastercard. Please note: if you are using Internet Explorer as your web browser and you are experiencing problems accessing the online payment site please refer to the Trouble-shooting Website for instructions to resolve the problem.

Direct Debit

To arrange for your rates to be paid automatically from your bank account, you will need to complete an application form and forward it to Council. Please complete the pdf-new-icon.gifDirect Debit Request Form (PDF 144.4KB)


  • If you are calling from within Australia, call 1300 305 471
  • If you are calling from outside Australia, call +61 2 8218 0036

Payments can be made with Visa or Mastercard only. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


To utilise BPAY, contact your financial institution. You can pay by phone or internet from your cheque or savings account (credit cards excluded)

Leichhardt Council’s BPAY Biller Code is: 1586


Make cheque payable to Leichhardt Council and cross "Not Negotiable".
Mail payment to:
Leichhardt Council,
P.O. Box 45,
Leichhardt NSW 2040

Please quote your Customer Reference Number from your rates notice.

Council's Offices

Pay in person at Leichhardt Council Offices, 7-15 Wetherill Street. Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Payments can be made by cash, debit card, credit card or cheque.

Commonwealth Bank

Payment of amount due may be made by cash or cheque at any branch of the Commonwealth Bank. You do not need to have an account with the Commonwealth Bank and no transfer fee will be charged to you.