Council introduces permanent seven-day payment terms for small business suppliers

Brisbane City Council wishes to advise Council’s payments to business suppliers who employ less than 20 people has been reduced from 30 days to seven to help further support small business and protect jobs from the impact of coronavirus in Brisbane.  ​

These changes will apply to Council-procured goods and services where outstanding and future payments will be fast-tracked, effective Friday 3 April 2020.  ​

Other forms of relief Brisbane businesses can seek during this time include:​

  • Council’s $7.9 million business relief package, ensuring a range of fees and charges for businesses and council lessees will be waived from March 1 to at least June 30.​
  • All ratepayers, including owner occupiers, non-owner occupiers and business owners, can access payment plans or deferred payment agreements of up to nine months.​

For more information visit or call Council on (07) 3403 8888. 

​Brisbane City Council is working closely with the Australian Government and Queensland Health and will continue to be guided by these agencies on all matters of public health. Any further updates to our services and facilities will be provided when available. For health advice or information visit

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Last updated:30 April 2020