For payment of rates, the City will not charge penalty interest and the
administration fee that is usually charged for alternative payment arrangement. In addition, an extension for
the payment of rates outside of the payment options will be provided for eligible ratepayers.
The information below
provides guidance for individual applicants. Please read these Guidelines before applying.
Opening Date: Applications open 22 July 2021.
Closing Date: Applications close 31 December 2021.
The following definitions apply to the City’s COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund for Individuals:
Ratepayers are eligible to apply for financial assistance with payment of rates due to financial difficulties as a result of COVID-19 provided they meet the following criteria
If any information in applications is found to be false or misleading, the application will be deemed as an unsuccessful application.
The application form explains the types of evidence required to be submitted. However, if City staff require
additional evidence or clarification from a ratepayer to support an application, contact will be made by a Rates
Officer to advise what additional information is required. Whether an applicant is successful or not will be
determined by City of Kalamunda in its absolute discretion.
The Rates Financial Hardship Assistance application form and evidence of financial hardship are to be
submitted by the ratepayer:
The provision of supporting evidence with the application will assist the prompt assessment of the
application. City staff will acknowledge the receipt of the application and may request other information if
The application will be valid for the 2021/22 financial year only.
Download COVID-19 Financial Hardship Rates Assistance Guidelines & Application Form
If you require more information please contact the rates team via firstname.lastname@example.org
This document can be made available in alternative formats upon request.Please contact the City of Kalamunda on 9257 9999;