National On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme
The Australian and Western Australian governments are working together to deliver $4.6 million in national rebates to livestock farmers and pastoralists in rural Western Australia for on-farm water infrastructure.
The National On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme is available to eligible commercial livestock farmers and pastoralists in rural WA.
About the rebate
The rebate is for 25% up to a maximum of $25 000 for the purchase of new water infrastructure, delivery and installation to address animal welfare needs and improves resilience to drought.
Eligible items include water storage devices such as tanks and troughs, pipes, fittings and pumps associated with water distribution systems, new bores and the desilting of dams by a contractor.
Rebates can be applied to costs incurred after 30 June 2018, and applications close 30 April 2021 or when the funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.
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Find out what you can claim
Eligible items include water storage devices such as tanks and troughs, pipes, fittings and pumps associated with water distribution systems, the drilling of new stock water bores and the desilting of dams by a contractor.
Full guidelines and eligible activities available in the Information for applicants.
What you will need
To apply you will need to have the following information and documents:
- Property details and location
- Lease agreement (if applicable)
- Scanned copies of all paid itemised invoices of water infrastructure, delivery or labour
- Scanned photos of completed works
You can now apply online using our Smarty Grants platform.
You will need to create a Smarty Grants account using your email and set a password. If you have previously applied through Smarty Grants for other funds, use your existing email and password.
If you prefer a hard copy, please download the Application for rebate form or request a copy from the Rural Water Planning team.
Phone: 1800 780 300
Frequently asked questions
Visit the FAQs page or download the FAQs document.