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 Hours: 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

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

Contact us

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

Direct Debit

You are able to pay your rates on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis with Council's Direct Debit option. Council 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.

To terminate an existing Direct Debit Arrangement, download the Direct Debit Termination Form here and return it to Council.

PLEASE NOTE: If your direct debit is dishonoured for any reason, Council will charge a $10 dishonour fee to recoup fees charged by banking institutions.

You can pay online via the Service Tasmania website. You will need the Billpay Code and Reference provided on the back of your notice as shown below:

Internet Payments

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.

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Council Office - 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale - Present your notice with your payment to the cashier at the Scottsdale office, 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale. Office hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Credit Card and EFTPOS facilities are available.

Australia Post - Payments may be made in Person at any Australia Post outlet Australia wide. Simply present your notice with the Post Billpay details to the Australia Post cashier.

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