Rural water support
Please note: The Farm Water Rebate Scheme will close on 31 May 2018.
Please note: the Pastoral Water Grants Scheme will close on 30 June 2018
The Pastoral Water Grants Scheme can help pastoralists improve station water supplies and reduce stock damage to vegetation around watering points.
The Community Water Supply Program can assist rural communities to set up, or improve, community water supplies to meet emergency water needs and reduce their scheme water use. A key focus is on assisting broadacre farmers to meet their water needs for livestock during dry seasons.
Accelerated depreciation for primary producers. You may be able to immediately deduct the cost of water infrastructure such as dams, tanks, bores as part of the Australia Government’ accelerated depreciation initiative for primary producers.