Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

Contact us

  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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Dorset Council offer a range of methods for payment of your rates and charges.

Would you like to receive your rates notice by email?

Property owners in the Dorset Council area can register an email address and 'Opt in' to receive their Rates Notices electronically.  Click here for more information and to sign up.


If you are paying on the internet with a notice issued after the 1st July 2013 please use the following link, Service Tasmania. You will need the Billpay Code and Reference provided on the back of your notice as shown below:

Post Billpay Example


Contact your bank, credit union or building society to make this payment from your cheque, savings or credit card account.  The Biller code and your reference number can be found on your notice.

BPay Example


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With convenient email, SMS or bank message reminders* and secure online or mobile access, BPAY View makes it easy to pay on time, every time† from anywhere in the world^. And BPAY View is easy on the environment too.

Say goodbye to paper bills! With BPAY View, receive, pay and store your bills in your online bank. Register today at your online bank.

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Payment by phone may be made by calling Postbillpay on 1300 729 859 and follow the prompts. You will need your Billpaycode and Reference number which can be found on your notice.



Present your notice with your payment to the cashier at the Scottsdale office, 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale. Office hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Credit Card and EFTPOS are available.



Payments may be made in Person at any Australia Post outlet Australia wide.

Simply present your notice with the Postbillpay details to the Australia Post cashier.



Payment in person at any Service Tasmania shop can be made using cash, cheque, debit, Visa or Mastercard.  Simply present your notice.


You are able to pay your rates on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis with Council's Direct Debit option.  From October 2018 Council now offer 'by instalment' as a Direct Debit option when paying rates.  Download the Direct Debit Application Form here, and return it to Council.  Contact Council offices on 03 6352 6500 for further information on how to pay Rates via Direct Debit.