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
- to have previously submitted the Approval request for the transport of donated fodder – DOC and received approval from the RAA
- copies of tax invoices for the cartage
- the DOC form – 'Claim form for the transport of donated fodder'.
How to claim
- Select the 'Download claim form' button.
- Complete the form.
- Gather the required tax invoices and a copy of the approval from the RAA.
- Submit the claim form and the required documentation using the details on the form.
- claims must be made within 3 months of the RAA's approval
- the donated fodder transport subsidy provides $500,000 each financial year.