Rates relief for bushfire-affected communities

Published: 5 Feb 2020

The NSW Government will cover the full cost of council rates for people who lost their homes and small businesses in the bushfires.

The full cost of council rates will be covered for the next six months, which includes the third and fourth quarters of the 2019-20 financial year.

To have the payment covered, residents and small business owners will need to take their council rates notice to their local Service NSW centre. Anyone who has already paid their rates will receive a refund.

More than 2400 homes have been lost during the recent bushfires in NSW.

Find out about the support available for bushfire-affected communities

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