Eligible activities Listed below are eligible activities under the National On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme. The rebate is 25 per cent of the cost of purchase, delivery and, if applicable, the labour costs to engage a person to install water infrastructure for animal welfare needs. The maximum that can be claimed per farm or pastoral business is $25 000
- Water storage devices such as tanks and troughs associated with stock watering.
- Water pumps and associated water distribution systems.
- De-silting works of existing dams by a contractor.
- Drilling of new stock water bores and bore pump tests to confirm yield and water quality suitable for stock. Pump test results to be submitted with invoices. Note: To receive a rebate for a new bore, it is a requirement to check licensing requirements with your regional Department of Water and Environmental Regulation office before commencing any drilling for groundwater. More information: www.dwer.wa.gov.au/water or 1800 508 885
- Power sources to distribute water to livestock watering points (including generators, windmills and solar).
- Other materials, equipment or fittings necessary to install water distribution infrastructure excluding purchases of machinery.
- Any freight costs to purchase and install the equipment.
- The professional installation costs to install the water infrastructure.
For more information visit, http://www.water.wa.gov.au/planning-for-the-future/rural-water-support/on-farm-emergency-water-infrastructure-rebate