Rates Hardship Declaration

Personal Information Protection Statement:

The personal information that Council is collecting from you is deemed personal information for the purposes of the Personal Information Protection Act 2004.

 The intended recipients of personal information collected by Launceston City Council may be:

  • Officers within Launceston City Council;
  • Data service providers engaged by Council from time to time;
  • Any other agent/contractor of Launceston City Council;

 The supply of the information by you is voluntary. If you cannot provide or do not wish to provide the information sought, Launceston City Council may be unable to process your application or request.

 Council is collecting this personal information from you for the purposes of managing, assessing, advising upon and determining the relevant application, or other Council related matters.

 You may make application for access or amendment to your personal information held by the Council.

 Enquiries concerning this matter can be addressed to:

General Manager
Launceston City Council
PO Box 396

Additional Information

 The Council and its officers reserve the right to request further information in order to assess Financial Hardship. In addition, as much supporting documentation as possible should be provided with this application which could include:

  • Commercial Lease Agreements;
  • Details of closure - including Government enforced closure as a requirement of Covid-19;
  • Tenant correspondence requesting relief (if applicable);
  • Details about loss of employment - including Government enforced closure resulting from Covid-19;
  • Statement or document from Financial Counsellor or Accountant;
  • Statutory Declaration;


     PLEASE NOTE: Please carefully read the terms and conidtions for the application type that you wish to lodge with the Council. By ticking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are accepting the terms and conditions that are specific to your application type.

Launceston City Council