Animal Welfare Transport Subsidy NSW


The Animal Welfare Transport Subsidy provides primary producers with a subsidy to help with the costs of transporting stock when their welfare is at risk.
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Applications may be made at any time.

 
What do you get?

Up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

NSW primary producers.

Overview

The Animal Welfare Transport Subsidy provides primary producers with a subsidy to help with the freight costs to transport stock whose welfare is at risk.

The subsidy is available if:

  • animals are at significant risk
  • there is little or no feed and / or water available, including both pasture and stored fodder
  • animals leave the farming enterprise permanently
  • the enterprise demonstrates a significant financial need

Subsidies of up to 50% of the total freight cost, to a maximum of $20,000, is available per farm enterprise per financial year.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be:

  • the owner and / or operator of a farm business in NSW
  • operating as a sole trader, partnership, trust or private company, trading agricultural products
  • registered with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a primary producer and have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • claiming in relation to farmed animals appearing on the most recent Land and Stock Return
  • earning more than 50% of gross income from the farm under normal seasonal conditions

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Animal Welfare Transport Subsidy.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Animal Welfare Transport Subsidy.