Making a payment

For your convenience, a range of payment options are available, including online, by phone, by mail and in person. Click the links below to find the one that suits you.

Credit Card payments online

Our new eServices portal consolidates all our property information services in a single system and streamlines all of your transactions. Use our secure payment gateway to pay your rates, water bills and debtor accounts using your credit card, by clicking the relevant link below.

Pay your rates here

Pay your water bill here

Pay your debtor account here

Pay for your application here

Direct Debit payments

This is a safe, cost free and convenient option. You can register to pay your rates by completing the Direct Debit Request form .

Payments will then be deducted from your nominated bank account when due.

Bpay - phone and internet

Payments can be made directly from your bank account. Please contact your financial institution for further information if this option is not available to you.

Please note when making payments using BPay, remember to enter the biller code and reference number. (They appear next to the BPay logo on the front of your rates notice).

NOTE:  Our BPAY biller code as well as your reference number has changed. If you have this saved to your computer or banking app, please delete the current details and add in the new biller code and your new reference number. Please note, the old biller codes have now been cancelled so please use the new number for any future payments.  The new BPAY biller code for land rates is 351106, and the new code for water rates is 351239.

Any payments you have made up to now using the old biller code have been applied to your property.

Credit Card payments by phone

You can choose to pay by credit card using BPOINT over the telephone. This is an automated telephone service. Please note that the user will be liable for the merchant service fee.

Phone 1300 858 977


To pay in person, you can visit your local Australia Post Office.

You will need to quote the Billpay Code and reference number shown on the back of your rates notice.

Pay in person

At any of the following Council locations:

Gloucester - 89 King Street, 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Forster - 4 Breese Parade, 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Tea Gardens - Myall Street, 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Stroud - 6 Church Lane, 9:00am – 12:00pm Monday to Friday

Bulahdelah - Rural Transaction Centre, 63 Stroud Street - 9.00am -1.00pm Monday to Thursday & 9.00am – 3pm Friday

Taree - Council Administration Building, Yalawangi Ganya, 2 Biripi Way, 8:30 am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Wingham Library - Wynter Street, 10:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Pay by mail

Payments can be made by cheque or by money order. Please remember to include the remittance section of your Rates Notice.

  • MidCoast Council, PO Box 482, Taree NSW 2430

Centrepay system

Centrepay is a voluntary bill-paying service which is free for Centrelink customers. Use Centrepay to arrange regular deductions from your Centrelink payment. You can start or change a deduction at any time. The quickest way to do it is through your Centrelink account online.