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Water Rebates

Eligibility

All Victorian domestic households, including those that are not connected to a mains water supply can obtain rebates on eligible home and garden products purchased and installed between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2013.

Households can now obtain a rebate on a 5 star water (WELS), 4 star energy washing machine and a pool cover with a roller or reel.

Other eligible products include rainwater tanks connected to a toilet and/or laundry, water efficient showerheads, upgrading to eligible dual flush toilets, garden products and systems for reusing household waste water.

See the full list of eligible products>>

For more information and to view the terms and conditions, visit the Department of Sustainability website.

Downloads:

 Home and Garden Rebate Brochure (2.65 MB)


See “Eligible products” below.

http://www.water.vic.gov.au/saving/home/rebates/home-and-garden-rebates

 

Eligible Products

Product/Use

Detail

Rebate Amount ($)

Tank to toilet/laundry connection

Connecting an existing tank to toilet or laundry.

$200

Rainwater Tank Rebate

2000 - 3999 L and connected to toilet and/or laundry

$500

Rainwater Tank Rebate

>4000 L and connected to toilet or laundry

$900

Rainwater Tank Rebate

>4000 L and connected to toilet and laundry

$1000

Dual Flush Toilet/Cistern

6/3 L or 4.5/3 L (or better).

$100

Water efficient showerhead 3-star WELS rated

$10 rebate for product greater than $30 and less than $100

$20 rebate for product >$100

NOTE: 2 claims allowed per household

$10

$20

Permanent Greywater System

Treatment type permanent greywater systems must be approved by the EPA and listed on the EPA website and non-treatment systems must be assessed by DSE and listed on the Greywater Systems Rebates page.

$500

Water audit

By accredited professional auditor (i.e. plumber or other qualified professional).

$50

Hot water re-circulator

Model must return water to system, not to tank

$150

Basket of Goods

Only one rebate allowed per property per calendar year (see below for listing of eligible basket of goods products).

$30 when $100 or more spent on eligible products

Washing Machine

Minimum 5 star water (WELS) and 4 star energy rated washing machines. To be reviewed after 12 months. A list of eligible washing machine models is available.

$150

Pool covers

Available for pool covers with a roller or device to assist with the covering/uncovering of the pool. Pool covers must be a Smart Approved WaterMark product and also be a minimum of 400 microns thick and be UV stabilised.

$200