How to Apply
The NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program is offering rebates that will give eligible farmers and their workers up to two rebates worth $1000 each to implement harm prevention measures in the workplace. This program is funded by SafeWork NSW.
Below is a list of the three eligible safety solutions on offer as part of this rebate package:
- Up to $1,000 towards the purchase of each side-by-side vehicle.
- Up to $500 towards the purchase of each Quadbar ™ Operator Protective Device (OPD) or ATV Lifeguard OPD.
- Up to $90 towards the cost of each helmet compliant with NZS 8600:2002, AS/NZS 1698:2006 and/or UNECE22.05.
An eligible business can access two rebates worth up to $1,000 each for any combination of the abovementioned eligible safety solutions.
Workers employed by eligible businesses can access a rebate for a maximum of 1 helmet each.
From 8 May 2017, free training places are also available to complete Unit of Competency (UOC) AHCMOM212 - Operate Quad Bikes. The one day quad bike safety course is tailored to the farming community and counts as an eligible educative interaction. Eligible participants also receive a free compliant helmet. Visit www.safework.nsw.gov.au and search ‘quad bikes’ for a list of authorised Registered Training Organisations.
How do I access the rebates?
Step 1: Confirm eligibility. Click here to check your eligibility.
Step 2: Pre-register interest in rebates (optional)
Applicants who pre-register will have 60 days to submit their final application from pre-registration date. Pre-registering will guarantee that applicants will receive the rebate funds (once eligibility is confirmed) and avoid the potential of rebate funds running out prior to your application being processed.
Step 3: Attend eligible educative interaction sponsored by SafeWork NSW.
Step 4: Purchase eligible items and obtain paid tax invoice
Step 5: Complete application form. Click here to access the application forms.
Step 6: Submit application to NSW Farmers Association within 4 months of attending an eligible educative interaction.