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Criteria for rural water tank rebate to be announced in January

20 December 2019  

In the Southern Downs Regional Council General Council Meeting held Wednesday 18 December, Council endorsed the allocation of the $1M Drought Communities Programme Extension funding from the Federal Government.

One of the endorsed funding proposals was the allocation of $700,000 for water tank rebates for rural landowners who are not connected to the reticulated water supply.

Southern Downs Regional Council will now begin the formation of eligibility criteria and guidelines  for those residents looking to access the rural water tank rebate. This eligibility criteria is expected to be finalised during January 2020.

Residents who would like to learn more about the eligibility criteria once it becomes available, are encouraged to stay up to date by reviewing the Southern Downs Regional Council’s news page -

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