Council information and rates

Learn more about Council’s rich history and vision for the future. Find out more information on rates and discounts, tenders, meetings and minutes, petitions and the latest publications.

This section also provides access to Council’s most popular forms and online applications and services

""Rates and 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.

""Find a Council job

Council offers a wide range of job types. Whether you are a school leaver, professional, working parent or tradesperson, we could have a position that suits your interests, lifestyle and career plans.

""News and publications

Council produces an annual report, quarterly report, financial report, corporate plan and budget documents. Find these documents, media releases and Council budget programs. Council also produces media releases in other languages: Chinese (traditional), Chinese (simplified) and Korean.


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 businesses

Council operates many businesses to provide an assortment of services.

""Council 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 forms

Download Council's most popular forms.

""Lodge or apply online

Find out what applications and services can be processed online.