The NSW Rural Assistance Authority (the RAA) administers financial assistance programs to primary producers on behalf of both the NSW and Australian Governments.
Primary producers, processors, saleyards and stock and station agents in the sheep and farmed goat sector may be eligible for a rebate to supplement the cost of purchasing and installing electronic identification (eID) tagging systems. Click here to find out more.
The Farms of the Future grants program is now available for eligible primary producers in target Local Government Areas (LGAs) to assist with the costs associated with purchasing approved connectivity solutions and digital Agtech devices. Click here to find out more.
Support for beekeepers affected by the Varroa mite outbreak in NSW. Reimbursement is available for hives and equipment destroyed, bees baited, as well as the value of honey product foregone as a result of the emergency response. Click here to find out more.
This program provided one-off rebates to eligible primary producers for the costs associated with the purchase and installation of on-farm water infrastructure that addresses animal welfare needs, permanent planting needs and improves resilience to drought. Round 2 has now closed to applications, however you can register your interest for future water infrastructure rebate programs here.
Horticulturalists in NSW could apply for a 50% rebate to purchase and install new protective netting or replace damaged netting, to a maximum $150,000. This program will be opening soon. This program has received an overwhelming amount of interest and has now closed to new applications. Click here to find out more.