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Sheep and Goat eID Rebate

Industry and government (at a state and national level) have agreed to transition towards mandatory electronic identification (eID) for sheep and farmed goats nation-wide.

The NSW Government has released an industry implementation plan for the roll out of eID, which includes the provision of a rebate for eligible industry participants. You can learn more about the implementation plan at www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/eid.

Rebates have been made available to primary producers, stock and station agents, saleyards (including local government saleyards) and processors to supplement the cost of purchasing and installing eID tagging systems.

In accordance with the program guidelines, the NSW Sheep and Goat eID Rebate is now closed to applications.

Additional funding for saleyard operators

The NSW Government has committed a further $1.4 million to support eligible saleyards in their preparation for and implementation of sheep and goat eID.

Eligible saleyard operators who applied for the initial NSW Sheep and Goat eID Rebate can now apply for additional funding through the NSW Sheep and Goat eID Saleyard Infrastructure Grant.

Visit the Saleyards webpage for more information.


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