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Water Tank Rebate – On-Farm Connectivity Rebate

The On-Farm Connectivity program is a government initiative to provide support to rural Farms to support them in water conservation using digital solutions.  This water tank rebate can greatly benefit Australian farmers.

This water tanks rebate forms part of the wider Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan (Better Connectivity Plan BCP) to assist primary producers.

The On-Farm Connectivity Plan will run as follows: – ROUND 1

  •  10am October 27 2023 to 5pm 31 May 2024 or until fully exhausted (whichever happens first)

The Australian Government grant for the water tank rebate is a total of 30 Million. Round 1 has a 15 Million Grant.  Read the rest

How to Install a Water Tank

Water Tank Installation

How to Install a Water Tank


This brochure contains general instructions on how to install a water tank.  It also briefly covers how to manage the overflow and how to connect ball valves to your tank.  Please note this is a general guide on how to install a water tank for most handypersons – we assume the installer has a degree of understanding of plumbing pipework.

  1. Positioning Your Tank

  • If you know where you want to locate your tank, and your base is ready position the tank in on the prepared base.
  • Consider the position of your tank’s overflow – there is usually a flat section at the top of the tank to allow for the overflow connection. 
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The term “tank to pump connection” usually refers to the plumbing between a water storage tank and the pump. On a standard connection, the hose is usually a flexi hose to absorb any movement and there is a ball valve together with clamps.  Things you might wish to consider for your tank to pump connection:

  1. Choose the Right Pump: Before creating the connection, it’s crucial to choose an appropriate pump for the job. Pumps come in various types, such as centrifugal pumps, external pumps, and submersible pumps, each suited for different purposes.  Please contact us for more information if you have any concerns with what pump is ‘right’ for your job.

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Stainless Steel Round Tank

Stainless Steel Water Tanks

The healthy choice 

Stainless Steel Water Tanks have hit the market with a real splash.  Health conscious Australians who are looking for the safest storage for their water are purchasing the Stainless Steel Water Tank.

The benefits of SS Water tanks are plentiful. 

  1. Stainless steel water tanks are strong.  They are built to withstand high and low temperatures. Your water tank will retain its shape and will protect your most precious resource with strength and integrity.
  2. Stainless Steel is a hygienic material.  It does not support the growth of bacteria and other pathogens – it’s an ideal solution to store your drinking water.
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Diesel Storage Tanks


The worlds predictable diesel prices have ended.  Savvy farmers, miners, construction and civil managers are looking at ways to save money. The Diesel Storage Tank is the way to go.

Built in Australia using Diesel-grade Hexathen to protect against leaching. This heavy duty, above ground diesel storage tank is ideal for Australian conditions. The PE material is UV stabilised for longer life in Australia.  The diesel tanks are also suitable for coastal locations as well.

Tanks are tested and certified to Australian Standards AS/NZS 4766 and come with a 5 year warranty.  These Diesel storage tanks are an ideal fleet solution for your bulk diesel storage and dispensing needs. Read the rest

Pumps – How to choose the right pump?

Pumps – How to choose the right pump?

In short pumps for water tanks are either:

  1. Mains Connected water pumps
  2. Non-Mains Connected water pumps


MAINS Connected Pumps

A rain to mains water pump contains a change over valve that allows the pump to switch between water from the tank and mains water supply.  

This valve is highly important in ensuring a reliable water supply for toilets, laundry or gardens.  Its is estimated that households can save up to 40% of water when they install a water tank.

These water pumps can only be used for properties who have access to mains water supply. Read the rest

Choose Get Tanked Water Tanks as your tank supplier SYDNEY

Choose us as your water tank supplier in Sydney?

Why Get Tanked Water Tanks?

Get Tanked Water Tanks supplies water tanks Sydney and surrounds. Therefore we are your one stop shop for all styles of water tanks from poly slimline tanks, Poly round tanks, steel water tanks, large rural water tanks, underground tanks and underdeck tanks. 

Two vehicles and trailers leaving our yards each day to deliver water tanks throughout Sydney.  You will be pleased to know that our drivers are happy to help place your water tanks in place if there are no garden beds or stairs etc in the way. Read the rest

Why choose Get Tanked Water Tanks to be your tank supplier MELBOURNE

Choose us as your water tank supplier in Melbourne?

Why Get Tanked Water Tanks?

Get Tanked Water Tanks is your supplier of rain water tanks Melbourne. We have supplied rain water tanks Melbourne over a long period of time.  Customers can choose which style tank to purchase from poly slimline tanks, Poly round tanks, steel water tanks to large rural water tanks. 

Delivery Network

Two vehicles and trailers leaving our yards each day to supply water tanks Melbourne.  Customers are always happy when help place your water tanks in place.  Please be aware that we can only help if there are no garden beds or stairs etc in the way.  Read the rest

Water tank delivery? What to expect.

Water tank delivery differs depending on what style and size of tank is delivered.

Slimline water tanks and round tanks < 6,000 litres

In most cases your tank will be delivered via truck and trailer. Servicing the East Coast of Australia takes hours of logistics. Tanks are grouped into delivery areas. We attempt to be at the first drop off location by 7am. A few days prior to delivery of your water tank, the driver will contact you with a delivery time. From years of experience we are usually pretty accurate with delivery of Water Tank times. The odd occasion occurs where we may be running behind schedule due to road works, or difficulty at a previous delivery. Read the rest


A steel water tank with a CFA fire kit is now a common requirement when building a house in a rural area. To meet local council requirements and to receive final approval. These universal connections help the CFA to fight fires in fire prone areas. Within the industry we call these tanks – CFA Fire Water Tank.

Local councils will advise the minimum amount of water that must be available for the CFA. These fittings are a quick fitting that will attach the fire hose. See images below.

Often customers will combine the CFA fire requirements and their own domestic requirements and purchase a larger steel water tank. Read the rest