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WATER INFRASTRUCTURE SCHEME EXTENSION

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Riverland & Mallee farmers may benefit from an extension to the on-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme.  

Water Minister Keith Pitt welcomed the South Australian Government signing on to extend the scheme into the 2021-22 financial year.

Minister Pitt said. “The rebate scheme is about delivering practical support for our farmers to complete critical on-farm water infrastructure projects on the ground in order to maintain a more reliable and sustainable water supply into the future".

So far over 800 SA farmers had benefited from the program, with eligible farmers able to claim up to 25 per cent of the eligible infrastructure costs, capped at $25,000.

More on the program can be found here, applications open next month.

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