Bushfire wise rebates terms and conditions

  • Rebates will be paid towards invoiced material and installations costs. Rebates are subject to availability of funds and must be pre-approved. Rebates will not be given to works required for either BASIX or development application compliance.
  • Only bushfire retrofit work granted pre-approval will qualify for a rebate. Changes to or additional retrofit work will require a new pre-approval application.
  • Bushfire retro-fit work must be completed by a competent persons and where applicable comply with:
    Planning for Bushfire Protection 2006.
    Australian Standard: 3959-2009 Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas (AS3959-2009).
    Council and NSW regulations.
    For more information on building approvals see our Bushfire prone land page or call Council and speak with a planner.
  • Applications must be received within the same financial year the work was completed.
  • Issuing a rebate requires an inspection and final approval is at the discretion of the Council officer administering the program.
  • Climate Wise - Bushfire retrofit rebates are available exclusively for Ku-ring-gai residents.
  • Only properties within either the bushfire prone land or ember attack zone qualify for this rebate program. Click here to find out if your property qualifies and complete step 1 of the Ready Check.