Property rates are Council's principle revenue source. Valuations provided by the Valuer-General are used to calculate the rates on each property.

How Your Rates Are Calculated

Further information on how rates are calculated and a guide to council services are available for download:

2019/20 Rates Resolution

Guide to Rates Calculation

Guide to Services

Rate Instalment Dates

The rates instalments for the 2019/2020 Financial Year are:

31st August 2019
31st October 2019
28th February 2020
30th April 2020

Pay Your Rates

Please click here to pay your rates.  Please note that by clicking on this link you will leave our website.

Financial Hardship Assistance

Council adopted a Financial Assistance Hardship Policy to assist ratepayers who are experiencing genuine and serious financial hardship to receive relief from rates.

Kentish Council Financial Hardship Assistance Policy

Kentish Council Application for Financial Hardship Assistance

Change of Address

Please complete the attached Change of Address form and return it by:

  • Email: council@kentish.tas.gov.au
  • Post: PO Box 63, Sheffield TAS 7306
  • In Person: 69 High Street, Sheffield