Rebates and Support
Local, State and Federal governments provide financial support for a range of energy and water savings devices and initiatives. This page provides you with an overview of the rebates and support available, with links to more detailed information about specific programs.
Heating water for washing and bathing is the biggest user of energy in NSW homes. Rebates for solar, heat pump and 5 star gas hot water systems are provided by the NSW Government while the Australian Federal Government is providing financial incentives for solar and heat pump hot water systems.
The NSW Government is also offering Low Income Householders free assessments to save 20% on power use. Visit this website for more information.
Rainwater tank rebates are offered by Marrickville Council. These rebates can significantly offset the costs of purchase and installation.
Information on rebates and support for business can be found here.
Funding opportunities are often available to community groups to support local environmental initiatives. The Community Builders website provides information on these and other aspects of community development.