Fostering an environmentally sustainable community
Community Sustainable is a stream of the Community Investment Program which supports houses, units1 and businesses in Randwick to implement energy and water saving initiatives.
As part of Community Sustainable, properties in Randwick can receive up to $2,000 in 'sustainability rebates' for purchasing rooftop solar, rainwater tanks, pool pumps, insulation, or one or more of the other ‘sustainable products’ listed below.
Who can apply?
Houses, units1 and businesses located within the Randwick Local Government Area are eligible to apply for sustainability rebates.
To be eligible to recieve a sustainability rebate, your sustainable product must be installed after 11 November 2020.
Which sustainability rebates are available?
The following sustainability rebates are available. Click the ‘fact sheet’ links to find the eligibility criteria and rebate amounts of each sustainable product.
Rebate Fact Sheets
- Energy Assessment: $150
- Hot Water System: $500
- Insulation: $500
- Lighting: up to $500
- Pool Pump: $250
- Rainwater Tank: up to $2,000
- Rooftop Solar: up to $2,000
- Solar Battery: up to $500
- Solar Health Check: $100
- WaterFix®: $100 (see Sydney Water WaterFix® for free taps and showerhead replacements)
What is the application process?
1. Check the Fact Sheets
Review the fact sheets above to find the criteria and rebate amount for each sustainable product. To be eligible to receive a sustainability rebate, your sustainable product must be installed after 11 November 2020.
2. Purchase your Sustainable Product
Purchase your sustainable product from your chosen provider or installer. Ensure that your purchase meets the eligibility criteria in the fact sheet above.
3. Submit an Application Form
Submit an Application Form and attach a recent electricity bill, a photo of your sustainable product (if applicable) and a copy of the invoice from your sustainable product provider.
4. Receive your Sustainability Rebate
If your form is approved by Council, you will receive your sustainability rebate via electronic bank transfer. Be sure to check your junk mailbox for your rebate approval email.
Ready to apply for you Sustainability Rebate? Click the button below to begin.
Australian Energy Foundation
You can request an obligation free quote from the Australian Energy Foundation's carefully vetted suppliers for solar, batteries, insulation, lighting, heat pumps and more. Click the button below to request a quote.
Need some extra advice about solar or energy saving? The Australian Energy Foundation are offering free 20-minute energy consultations to Randwick City Council residents via phone, to help you with energy advice on a wide range of topics, including solar, insulation, hot water systems and more. To book your free consultation, click the button below or call the AEF on 1300 236 855.
If you have an enquiry about Sustainability Rebates, click the button below and a Council Sustainability officer will call you back at your preferred time.
See our Community Sustainable Guidelines for a full copy of terms and conditions.
For other program enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.