Grants & Subsidies

The NSW Rural Assistance Authority (the RAA) administers financial assistance programs including transport subsidies for  natural disasters to primary producers on behalf of both the NSW and Australian Governments.


Read Choose the right grant for your needs for a summary of available grants.

Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme

Farmers can claim up to 25% on new farm water infrastructure costs under the emergency water infrastructure scheme.

NSW Mouse Control Program - Zinc Phosphide Rebate

Farmers can apply for a rebate of 50% for the purchase of the critical mouse control chemical zinc phosphide, up to $10,000, to provide financial and cash flow relief to those experiencing financial hardship as a result of the mice plague.  Applications for the Zinc Phosphide Rebate can be made online.

Natural Disaster Donated Fodder Transport Subsidy

The natural disaster donated fodder transport subsidy pays for the costs of transporting donated fodder from within NSW.

Natural Disaster Transport Subsidy

The natural disaster transport subsidy is available to farmers who are affected by a declared natural disaster event.

Disaster recovery grants

Natural disaster recovery grants provide immediate relief to farmers, small businesses and non-profit organisations.