Water Infrastructure Rebates
Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme
Costs incurred from 1st July 2018 may be eligible for a rebate of 25%, up to a maximum of $25,000 per farm enterprise. The rebate is applicable to new purchases and installation of:
tanks and troughs associated with stock watering
de-silting works of existing dams
drilling new stock water bores and associated power supply eg generators
material or equipment necessary to install infrastructure (excluding the purchase of machinery)
any freight component to purchase and install the equipment
professional installation costs to install infrastructure
For more details including Eligibility Criteria and how to apply, contact one of our advisors or visit
Income Tax Concessions - Immediate Write Off of Water Facilities
From 12th May 2015 an IMMEDIATE DEDUCTION has been available for expenditure on water facilities primarily and principally for conserving or conveying water for use in a primary production business.
Water facilities include:
For more information on the ATO's treatment of water facility expenses incurred by primary producers visit
We note the above information is general in nature. You should seek professional advice on how this could be applicable to your circumstances.