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This information is current as at 6 July 2021.


Emergency Transport

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Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme Round 2

Natural Disaster Transport  Subsidy

Donated Fodder


The EWIR scheme is designed to support NSW primary producers to invest in drought-proofing infrastructure to build resilience now and in future dry periods.

The rebate is administered by the RAA and provides eligible primary producers access to a 25 per cent rebate, up to $25,000, on purchases and installation costs of water infrastructure.

Available to farmers affected by a declared natural disaster event.

Transport of:

  • Stock to/from agistment
  • Stock to sale/slaughter
  • Transport of fodder
  • Transport of water.

To provide funding assistance to organisations that donate and transport donated fodder to a central location within NSW for the benefit of three or more primary producers with livestock, in the event of a declared natural disaster.

Maximum amount available

$25,000 per farm business

$15,000 per farm enterprise per financial year.

The scheme will pay for the costs of donating and transporting donated fodder up to a maximum of distance of 1,500 kilometres.


Round 2 Opened: 1 July 2021

Available in the event of a declared natural disaster

Available in the event of a declared natural disaster


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