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On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme TAS


The Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme provides drought affected livestock farmers and horticulturalists with a rebate to help with the costs of purchasing and upgrading on-farm water infrastructure.
Open
Close date: 31 Mar 2021 12:00 AM AEDT.
Application detail:

Applications close 31 March 2021 or when the funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.

 

What do you get?

Up to $25,000.

Who is this for?

Tasmanian drought affected livestock farmers and horticulturalists.

Overview

This rebate may be used to help with the costs of purchasing, upgrading and installing emergency water infrastructure, including:

  • pipes, water tanks, troughs and water pumps (grazing industry applicants only)
  • desilting of existing dams
  • drilling new water bores and associated power supply  (such as generators)
  • the cost of obtaining any necessary regulatory approvals for the water infrastructure
  • professional installation costs to install infrastructure

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a property owner, share-farmer or lessee in the grazing industry, or a horticulturalist with permanent plantings
  • operate a primary production business as a sole trader, partnership, trust or private company
  • own a property located in an eligible area which is impacted by drought
  • earn more than 50% of your gross income from your farm business under normal seasonal circumstances, or
  • have commenced your farm business between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2018 and derive 50% of your gross income from the farm business within 3 years of the date of applying

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme.