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Drought affected livestock farmers across the Riverland and Mallee could see rebates roll their way if they invest in on-farm water infrastructure.

Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud said the rebate will help SA farmers in drought buy and install new water infrastructure to improve drought resilience.

Member for chaffey and Minister for primary industries Tim Whetstone said “As many parts of South Australia battle dry conditions, it is important the Australian and South Australian governments work together to deliver vital support to farmers and communities.

The rebate applies to new purchases and installation of pipes, water storage's and water pumps, distilling dams, and associated power supplies such as generators.

For more information visitwww.agriculture.gov.au/water/national/on-farm-infrastructure-rebate