NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program
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 four 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 $310 towards the cost of each quad bike training course. To qualify, the participant needs to provided prove attendance and completion of the Unit of Competency (UOC) AHCMOM212– Operate quad bikes delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in NSW.
- 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 and 1 training each.
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 online application form.
Step 6: Submit application to NSW Farmers Association within 4 months of attending an eligible educative interaction or prior to 30 June 2017, whichever comes first.