Issue of Rates Notices
Notices for the 2012-13 financial year will be issued half-yearly for:
- General Differential Rates
- Water Charges
- Sewerage Charges
- Refuse Collection Charge
- Environment Levy
- Rural Electrification -
The due date for payment is defined as being thirty (31) days from the date of issue of the rate notice.
If you have received a Supplementary Rate Notice and wish to find out more about this Notice please click on the Frequently Asked Questions document below.
If you are the holder of a Queensland Centrelink Concession card and your Cook Shire property is your primary place of residence you may be eligible for Pensioner Remissions. If you are not currently receiving a concession on rates, you are encouraged to make application by contacting Council's Rates Officer. Click on the application form below to download and complete if you are eligible.
To be eligible you must be:
- The holder of a Centrelink Concession Card.
- The owner or life tenant of the property, which is your principle place of residence.
- Legally responsible for the payment of Council rates and charges levied on that property.
Those pensioners currently receiving a concession on their rates do not need to reapply. However, it is a requirement that you notify Council if your circumstances have changed.
Paying your Rates
Receipts will not be issued unless requested. If a receipt is required, please tick where indicated on the front of the bottom portion of the Rate Notice. Receipts cannot be issued for Internet Banking.
Click on the document below to understand payment options available.
Budget and Revenue Statements
Fees and Charges
Water & Sewerage Tariff Report 2010
A new system of water charging has been implemented in 2010-2011. For any queries on the new system please contact our Rates Officer on 07 4069 5444.
Land Record Searches
Change of Address
Should you need to register your change of address please download the form below and send to Cook Shire Council for processing.
Click the link below to find out information on how Councils determine the amount you pay for rates and charges.
For further information
Council staff that can help you with any questions relating to rate notices and rate payments are:
Rates Officer: Kirsten Fletcher
Revenue Officer: Anne Kelly
Phone: 07 4069 5444
Fax: 07 4069 5423