Apply for financial hardship agreement

If you are experiencing financial hardship, we may be able to assist you with your rates. Eligible ratepayers can apply to have any interest or recovery of rates withheld for 12 months. Complete an application via one of the methods listed below.

If you are not in a position of financial hardship you may still be eligible for a special payment arrangement.

For additional information and support, read our rate recovery and financial hardship policy or contact us on 1300 368 333.

Online

Step 1.Prepare supporting documents

To complete a financial hardship application, you must be listed on the rates notice for the property, or be authorised to pay rates or discuss the property. You will also need a valid email address.

 

Step 3.Await our response

We will review your application and contact you within 20 days of submitting your application.

Mail

Step 1.Print a financial hardship application form

 A paper based version of the financial hardship application form is available for you to download and print online.(PDF, 113KB)

Step 2.Submit the form by mail

Complete the form and mail it to Yarra Ranges Council, PO Box 105, Lilydale 3140.

Step 3.Await our response 

We will review your application and contact you within 20 days of receiving it.