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Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme QLD


The Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme provides commercial fishers with a rebate to help cover the costs of purchasing and installing approved vessel tracking units on their commercial fishing boats.
Open

Closes in 723 days

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

What you get?

Rebate amount varies.

Who is this for?

Queensland commercial fishers.

Overview

The Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme provides commercial fishers with a rebate to offset the cost of purchasing and/or installing an approved vessel tracking system on their fishing vessels.

The purchase rebate available is:

  • for a Category A approved vessel tracking unit - up to a maximum of $300
  • for a Category B approved vessel tracking unit - up to a maximum of $750.

The installation rebate is up to a maximum of $220 for the cost of a professional installation of an approved vessel tracking unit

A purchase rebate or installation rebate can only be paid once in relation to each unit and once in relation to each eligible boat.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • own a commercial fishing boat licence, commercial harvest fishing licence or a charter fishing licence
  • have purchased a new approved vessel tracking unit after 1 June 2018 and before 30 June 2022
  • have registered the unit on FishNet
  • for an installation rebate, installed the unit after 1 June 2018 and before 30 June 2022
  • not have a licence which is suspended or held by way of temporary transfer.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme.

Contact information