Council currently provides a rate payment service through the Internet using:
A credit card fee of 1% applies.
PayPal payments are done via Post billpay - See details Below
Australia Post Payment Services
Via Internet - www.postbillpay.com.au using either Paypal, Mastercard, Visa or Amex (a credit card fee of 1% applies). Please quote the POSTbillpay code of 0289 and your Postbillpay Ref No: as per the deposit slip on the front of your rate notice.
MyPost Digital Mailbox is a new, secure way to pay bills and store your most important documents online - all in one place.
Activate your free digital mailbox to:
- Pay and manage most bills
- Securely store documents such as receipts, insurance certificates and travel itineraries
- Receive notifications and reminders so you never miss a bill payment
- Schedule payments with a range of payment options
- Make budgeting easier with a view of incoming and past bills
Activate the MyPost Digital Mailbox here.
Centrepay is a voluntary, free service to Centrelink customers. If you are a Centrelink customer and wish to use Centrepay to pay your rates, please ask our Customer Service staff for a Centrelink form called 'Centrepay Deductions'. Centrepay deductions can also be set up directly via Centrelink Online Services, visiting a Centrelink Service Centre or phoning Centrelink. You may choose to start, stop, or change your deductions at any time.
For further information on Centrepay, please visit humanservices.gov.au/centrepay
Council’s Centrepay Reference Number is: 555 054 318H
When starting a Centrepay deduction, you will need to provide your individual Council Customer Reference Number on your Rates Notice as the Account Number for the Centrepay Deduction.
BPAY allows you the opportunity to pay over the phone, or through the Internet, from your cheque, savings, or credit card account (Bankcard or Visa MasterCard).
To make use of this option, you must initially contact your financial institution to ensure the BPAY facility is available at that institution.
Provided you have sufficient available credit or balance, the payment will be processed and you will be issued a receipt number for the bill payment.
Pay in Person
Bring your intact rate notice to Council’s Customer Service Centre at 3 Columbia Court Baulkham Hills. You can pay by cash, cheque or EFTPOS. MasterCard or Visa cards are accepted. A credit card fee of 1% applies.
Payment can also be made at Council’s libraries at Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill, Carlingford, Dural and the Vinegar Hill Memorial Library at Rouse Hill, during their opening hours. You can pay by cheque or EFTPOS. MasterCard or Visa cards are accepted. A credit card fee of 1% applies.
Cash is not accepted at Council’s libraries for rate payments.
Payment by Mail (Rates Only)
Simply include your cheque or money order payable to the Hills Shire Council, together with the detachable deposit slip portion of the rate notice, to:
The General Manager, The Hills Shire Council - Locked Bag No 15, DARLINGHURST NSW 1300.
Note - PLEASE DO NOT USE STAPLES
This Locked Bag address is for RATE PAYMENTS ONLY. Other correspondence should be posted to Council's Administration Office – PO Box 7064, Baulkham Hills BC 2153.
Payments are processed by Council’s bank. No receipt will be issued.
Pay by Phone
Call 1300 720 992 and quote the Assessment Number on your rate notice. MasterCard or Visa cards are accepted. A credit card fee of 1% applies.
You can pay in person at any Post Office - Please present the notice intact. A paper receipt will be issued.
By phone - call 13 18 16.
Pay 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for the cost of a local call, with the exception of mobile phones, which will be charged at mobile phone rates. Phone payments through a cheque or savings account will require the completion of a DDR bank authority form, which is a once only registration. Please quote the POSTbillpay code of 0289 and your Postbillpay Ref No: as per the deposit slip on the front of your rate notice.
By credit card via the phone (13 18 16) or via the internet.
MasterCard, Visa or American Express cards are accepted. A credit card fee of 1% applies.
Please quote the POSTbillpay code of 0289 and your Postbillpay Ref No: as per the deposit slip on the front of your rate notice.