Small Business Rebate NSW

The Small Business Rebate provides sole traders and small businesses with a rebate when they buy and install safety items to make their workplace safer.


Application detail:

You must purchase your safety items and apply for the rebate within 12 months of attending the advisory visit, safety workshop, program or event.

What do you get?

Rebates of up to $500.

Who is this for?

Small businesses in NSW.


The small business rebate provides a rebate to small business owners when they implement solutions for safety problems in their workplace.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a small business or sole trader in NSW
  • employ less than 50 full time employees or equivalent
  • have attended an eligible event (e.g. free SafeWork NSW safety workshop or webinar), or had an advisory visit from a SafeWork NSW officer
  • buy and install eligible safety equipment
  • be conducting a commercial business producing goods or providing services in NSW
  • not have previously received a small business rebate from SafeWork or WorkCover NSW.

How do you apply?

To apply, first attend a free SafeWork safety event, webinar, or have an advisory visit from a SafeWork officer.

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Small Business Rebates.