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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Application detail:

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

How do you apply?

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