On-farm Infrastructure Water Grants

Notice Contact Mr Colin Byles
Phone 08  8664 1139
Notice Address 94 Ayr Street, Jamestown SA 5491
Notice Email admin@nacouncil.sa.gov.au

On-farm Infrastructure Water Grants

The On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate scheme is available for drought affected farmers in South Australia who invest in new on-farm water infrastructure.

These on-farm investments will help farmers install new water infrastructure to improve drought resilience and protect livestock.

As part of the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate scheme, eligible farmers can access a one-off 25 per cent rebate up to $25,000, which can be applied to,

New purchases and installation of:

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

The rebate scheme covers work undertaken from 1 July 2018.

The aim of this rebate is to help primary producers improve productivity, mitigate degradation of natural watering points, address animal welfare needs and become more resilient for future droughts.

The On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme is funded by the Federal Government and delivered by the State Government.

Eligible farmers will be able to apply through the State Government’s Department for Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) for the rebate.

Farm businesses outside of the eligible local government areas can make an application if they can demonstrate a critical water need for livestock resulting from current seasonal conditions. These applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

The rebate scheme will close on 31, March 2021 or when the funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.

For more information and to discuss your application contact:

Email: PIRSA.recovery@sa.gov.au

Phone: 1800 255 556


Principal Office

PO Box 120, 94 Ayr Street

Jamestown SA 5491

Tel: 08 8664 1139

E: admin@nacouncil.sa.gov.au

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Spalding Office

11 Main Street

Spalding SA 5454

Tel: 08 8845 2017

Tues: 10am - 2.30pm

Thurs: 9am - 5pm

Gladstone Office

14 Fifth Street

Gladstone SA 5473

Tel: 08 8662 2018

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