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All cheques should be made payable to the “Shire of Kent” and payments may be posted to:

Shire of Kent, PO Box 15, NYABING WA 6341

Personal payments to the Council may be made at the Council Offices:

24-26 Richmond Street, NYABING WA 6341

The Shire has its BPOINT service operational. To make payments you have the option of telephone payment or internet payment. The bill payment details are as follows:

By Telephone:                     1300 276 468

Payment Code:                    000223

Pay Online:                          www.kent.wa.gov.au

Payment Code:                    000223

Please note: When you are paying your rates, the account number needed to make the payment is also your assessment number.


Account Name:                      Shire of Kent Municipal Account

BSB:                                           066-515               

Account #:                              00000111

Please quote assessment number as a reference

Alternative Arrangements

Ratepayers experiencing difficulty in payment of their rates and charges are invited to contact Michelle Bamess at the Shire Office on (08) 9829 1051 to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the due date.


Option 1

Payment in full by ONE instalment only, payment is to be received by 4.30pm Friday 7 September 2018.

Option 2

Payment by TWO  Instalments only

1st Instalment date          

4:30pm Friday 6 September 2019

2nd Instalment date                                         

4:30pm Friday 10 January 2020

 A $15.00 administration fee is applicable.

Option 3

Payment by FOUR  Instalments only

1st Instalment date

4:30pm Friday  6 September 2019

2nd Instalment date

4:30pm Friday 8 November 2019

3rd Instalment date

4.30pm Friday  10 January 2020

4th Instalment date          

4.30pm Friday  13 March 2020

 A $30.00 administration fee is applicable.

 Interest on Instalments

A charge of 5.5% per annum, calculated daily at 0.01507% will apply to assessments where the owner has elected to pay rates and service charges by installment.

Late Payment Penalty – Rates and Rubbish Charges

A charge of 11.0% per annum, calculated daily at 0.03014% by simple interest will apply as follows:

If NO instalment option taken

Interest shall begin to accrue on rates and/or rubbish charges that remain unpaid after 1st Instalment due date.  Eligible pensioners are exempt.

Option 2 or 3 instalment options taken

Interest shall begin to accrue daily on any rates/rubbish installments payments that remain unpaid after 1st Instalment due date, and continue to accrue until such time as the installment is paid.  Eligible pensioners are exempt.

Interest on Rates and/or Rubbish Charges Arrears will accrue on a daily basis until the arrears are paid.


To qualify for a rebate you must:

  1. Own and occupy your house as at 1 July each year, and;
  2. Be in receipt of a current:

a) Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) issued by Centrelink/Veterans Affairs; OR

b) WA Seniors Card (SC) issued by the Office of Seniors Affairs AND a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC); OR

c) WA Seniors Card (SC); OR

d) State Concession Card (SCC)

Should you meet the eligibility criteria listed above you can now register by visiting http://www.watercorporation.com.au the rebate is calculated from the date that you register with the Water Corporation.


Under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1995, notice must be given in writing to the Council within 21 days of rateable property being sold or disposed of. Details of land description and name and address of the new owner must be provided. Proof of new ownership may be required by the Council, prior to its recording being altered.