1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar




Property News

Victorian residents and businesses receive extended water rebates

July 06, 2012

Victorian household and small businesses are set to receive financial relief with the government's extension of state-wide water rebates.

Peter Walsh, minister for water, said the government initiative - Living Victoria Water Rebate Program - had extended rebates on household products such as rainwater tanks to benefit more Victorians in residential property.

"By installing water efficient products, organisations and households can reduce their reliance on drinking water and better manage their ongoing operating costs by using alternative water resources," he commented.

Under the improved plan, which encourages the use of sustainable water sources, small businesses will also benefit with greater allowances to maximise cost savings.

"As we plan for a future with more people and an unpredictable environment, we need to identify solutions for how best to use and manage the water we have, which is an objective of our Living Melbourne, Living Victoria initiative," Mr Walsh explained.

Extensions applicable to small businesses include increased rebates on rainwater tank, toilet and laundry facilities, and will allow companies to maximise their water savings with financial incentives.



Related Articles

Residential growth refusing to slow

New details in residential housing growth mean the economy's strength will continue in the ...
read more

Former industrial precincts to become residential hubs

The New South Wales government has announced plans to turn two former industrial areas in north ...
read more

Perth city budget raises fees but aims to revitalise city

The City of Perth budget for 2014/15 was passed on June 25, setting the stage for the ...
read more

Latest Articles

How strong is the NSW property market?

When it comes to making a purchase in the property market, it seems hard to beat the strength of ...
read more

Building booms across many sectors

There are numerous indicators of strength in the housing industry, and one strong signal of future ...
read more

Cash rate at a standstill

One crucial driver of housing demand is the official cash rate from the Reserve Bank of ...
read more