Council information and rates

Brisbane City Council conducts business with suppliers via tenders and quotes. It also has many businesses providing services for the public. Council has a large number of publications to view so you can learn about what we offer and how we conduct our day to day business. These include the Annual Report, Living in Brisbane newsletter and media releases.

Council offers a range of payment methods for you to pay your rates. Ratepayers can make a $15 voluntary contribution to the National Trust Brisbane City Hall Appeal. Learn more about Brisbane, this iconic building and their fascinating history.

Rates and paymentsRates & payments

Rate accounts for the Brisbane City Council area are issued quarterly. Find out how rates are calculated, and what discounts and remissions may be available to you. You can pay online, by phone, in person or set up a direct debit for convenience.

News and publicationsNews & publications

Council produces an annual report, quarterly report, financial report, corporate plan and budget documents. Find these documents, as well as the Securing 2026 Operational Sustainability Review, media releases and Council budget programs.

Tenders, quotes and proposals

Selling to Council

Find out how to sell goods and services to Council. Includes information on tenders, quotes and procurement.



Members of the public can bring matters to Council's attention with petitions. Learn about petitions and how to request an ePetitions.
Council's businesses

Council businesses

Council operates many businesses to provide an assortment of services.

Council's historyCouncil history

Read about Brisbane's history and the significance of City Hall.


Council offers many maps for you to view including bikeway maps, ward office locations, Flood Flag maps and walking trails.

Popular formsPopular forms

Download Council's most popular forms.

Lodge or applyLodge or apply

Find out what applications and services can be processed online.