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Council has received a total of $1.3M in Federal funding under the Bushfire Recovery Exceptional Assistance Immediate Support Package, of which $1,050,000 has been approved for the rural water tank rebate scheme.
Where applications exceed the budget limit a ballot will be conducted to select the successful applicants.
You will receive written notification from Council that your rebate has been approved. Do not assume approval unless this notification has been received. Written notification will also be made to advise unsuccessful applicants.
No. Any tank ordered prior to written rebate approval from Council will be ineligible for the rebate.
The water tank must be a minimum of 20,000 litres capacity.
The rebate will be calculated at 10 cents per litre of tank capacity to a maximum of the cost of the tank, or $2,500, whichever is less. The cost of the tank excludes transportation, installation and firefighting fittings.
Yes. The tank must be connected to an approved dwelling for domestic purposes. This can include connection to an existing tank that is connected to an approved dwelling for domestic purposes.
Yes. You will need to provide a tax invoice and a Form 4 from the plumber conducting the work.
The rebate is aimed at increasing the water storage capacity of rural households, as well as their fire fighting capability.
No. Due to the limited funding available, only one expression of interest per property ID will be accepted.
Yes, provided there is an approved dwelling on the property and all other terms and conditions are met.
No. Only tanks ordered after written rebate approval from Council will be eligible for the rebate.