Pay Your Rates

In person

Payments may be made at Council's office:
105 Loftus Street, Temora


Please present page intact at any Australia Post Office. Payments may be made by cash, cheque or EFTPOS. Please make any cheques payable to 'DEFT Payment Systems for Temora Shire Council'


To pay your rates by direct debit you may nominate an amount and have it deducted from your bank account on a periodic basis, whether it is fortnightly, monthly, quarterly or yearly.  A direct debit request form is required to be completed and returned to the Council.



Pay over the Internet from your credit card or pre-registered* bank account at Deft Payment Systems

*Online rates payment is available when rates notices are distributed to residents and owners



By phone

Pay by phone from your credit card or pre-registered* bank account. Call 1300 30 10 90 to make and pre-program payments. The phone payment line is a 24-hour service. Calls are charged at the cost of a local call (mobiles extra).



Contact your participating bank, credit union or building society to make payment directly from your cheque or savings account. You will be required to enter the Biller Code and BPAY reference number as detailed on the front of your notice. * Registration is required for payments from cheque or savings accounts. For a registration form, call 1800 672 162 or print online from You do not need to re-register for the internet service if already registered for phone payments. Registration is NOT required for credit card payments.

Online rates payment is available when rates notices are distributed to residents and owners.




Temora Shire Council is proud to announce the arrival of eStatements for all ratepayers who want to view their notices electronically.  SaveMail is a new and innovative way to view, download and manage your Rate and Instalment Notices and quarterly sewer billing advices.

Register with SaveMail here – you will need your Username and Password (from invitation letter)