HERVEY BAY RESIDENTS TAKING UP HOME WATERWISE REBATE SCHEME
The Beattie Government this week will pass the $20 million mark for rebates paid for water tanks, water-efficient appliances and fittings under the Home WaterWise Rebate Scheme.
The Home WaterWise Rebate Scheme is the largest rebate scheme in this stateâ€™s history in terms of the individual applications.
Around 14,000 cheques and 21,700 electronic funds transfer payments have been sent to people under the Home WaterWise Rebate Scheme.
Nearly 16,000 rebates for washing machines have been paid for washing machines, over 15,000 rebates for water tanks and over 2,800 for dual-flush toilet suites.
The Scheme is available for Hervey Bay residents.Â â€œMy office has assisted numerous Hervey Bay residents in accessing the rebate scheme, I believe we are all concerned about saving water.Â The Home WaterWise Rebate Scheme provides encouragement to make our homes more water efficient.â€ Mr McNamara said.
The Home WaterWise Rebate Scheme offers rebates of up to $1000 for water tanks, $200 for 4-star or better water-rated washing machines and $150 for dual flush toilets.
Residents can obtain further information on the internet at www.nrw.qld.gov.au or by contacting the Governmentâ€™s Water Hotline on 1800 243 585.