Natural Disaster Transport Subsidy NSW

The Natural Disaster Transport Subsidy provides primary producers, affected by a declared natural disaster event, with a subsidy for transport of fodder, water and stock.
Application detail:

Applications may be made after the declaration of an eligible disaster.

What do you get?

Subsidies of up to $15,000 per financial year.

Who is this for?

NSW farmers affected by a declared disaster.


Subsidies may be used to:

  • transport of fodder for stock (including bees) to properties
  • transport of stock (including bees) to agistment
  • returning stock (including bees) from agistment
  • transport of stock to sale or slaughter
  • transport of stock drinking water
  • transport of domestic water.

Subsidies of up to 50% of the total freight cost, to a maximum of $5 per kilometre (GST exclusive) to a maximum eligible distance of 1,500 kilometres are available.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • own and/or operate a farm business in NSW
  • operate as a sole trader, partnership, trust or private company, trading agricultural products
  • be registered with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a primary producer and have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a primary production business located within a declared disaster area.

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