Now available for Drought affected farmers in South Australia.

The On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme applies to the purchase and installation of emergency water infrastructure for livestock, including:

  • new purchases and installation of :
    • pipes
    • water storage
    • water pumps
    • de-silting dams
  • drilling of new stock water bores and associated infrastructure including:
    • desalination plants
    • power supply such as generators

Eligible farmers can access a one-off 25% rebate up to $25,000.

The rebate scheme covers work undertaken from 1 July 2018.

Applications close on 31 March 2021, or when the funding allocation of $4.75m is exhausted. Guidelines and Application Form are available at:

Or call the Drought Hotline on 1800 255 556 to speak to someone about the rebate scheme and other drought support.