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The donated fodder transport subsidy scheme covers the costs incurred by a transporting company/operator, when transporting donated fodder to a central location for distribution to multiple rural properties.

The subsidy applies to the loaded portion of the journey only, with a:

  • maximum rebate of $5 per kilometre (plus GST)
  • maximum distance of 1500 kilometres.

Claims for distances in excess of 1500 kilometres will be considered on a case by case basis.


  • transport providers who are acting in conjunction with community groups and other organisations
  • 3 or more primary producers must have benefited from the delivery of the fodder
  • approval must have already been obtained from the Rural Assistance Authority (RAA).

What you need

How to claim

  1. Select the 'Download claim form' button.
  2. Complete the form.
  3. Gather the required tax invoices and a copy of the approval from the RAA.
  4. Submit the claim form and the required documentation using the details on the form.

More information

  • claims must be made within 3 months of the RAA's approval
  • the donated fodder transport subsidy provides $500,000 each financial year.
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