Financial Hardship

Council has a Rates Hardship Policy.pdf for Ratepayers who are experiencing difficulty with meeting the standard payment arrangements. Under Sections 181 and 182 of the Local Government Act 1999, Council may defer, in whole or part, any payment due, alternatively Council may waive a whole or part of any rate or charge or interest if a person is suffering extreme financial hardship.

Applications in writing are to be submitted to the Finance Manager, The Barossa Council, PO Box 867, Nuriootpa SA 5355. All applications are treated confidentially by Council. Applications are assessed on a case by case basis. 

For a list of Mortgagee Contacts click here