- Tasmania has 29 councils, including 6 city councils. Each council is responsible for governing a municipal (council) area.
- Councils are responsible for providing a range of community services and infrastructure including roads and bridges, parks and sportsgrounds, animal control, waste and recycling, planning, building and environmental services.
- Every council provides different types of infrastructure and services because of differences in things like their communities' needs and expectations, land area, population, location, number of properties and industry mix.
- You can find a full list of online rate payment links for each council on the payments page, under housing and property.