Commonwealth Government’s EWIR Scheme
On 2 October 2020, the Australian Government announced an additional $50 million of funding for the expansion of the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme in 2020-2021.
The roll-out of the expanded Scheme is currently being negotiated with the Commonwealth, including co-funding arrangements.
Read Minister Littleproud and Minister Pitt’s joint announcement: $50 million boost to successful drought water infrastructure rebate.
As details for this additional funding are finalised, we will update the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme web page as more information is available.
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