How to Apply

The NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program is offering rebates that will give eligible farmers and their workers up to $2,000, to implement harm prevention measures in the workplace. This program is funded by SafeWork NSW.

Effective from 17 February 2021, any number of applications can be submitted to apply for a maximum of $2,000 per eligible ABN. 

If you have already received $2,000 in rebates you are not eligible for any further rebates. See clause 3.1 of the Terms and Conditions for more information.

Eligible farmers can access up to $2,000 for the following safety solutions:

$2,000 towards a select SSV  List of eligible SSVs
$600 for an OPD  • Quadbar Flexi
 • ATV Life Guard
 $500 for a drone 
(1 per ABN)
 Sub 2kg eligible drones
 • DJI Phantom
 • DJI Mavic
 • DJI Mavic Mini
 • Parrot Anafi
 • Parrot Bebop
 • Parrot Disco
 • Yuneec
 • FIMI X8 SE
 Over 2kg eligible drones
 • DJI Inspire
 • DJI Matrice (200, 210)
 • Xaircraft (P10, P20, P30)
$90 for each helmet  • AS/NZS 1698:2006 – Protective helmets for vehicle users
 • UNECE22.05 – Protective helmets and their visors for drivers and passengers of motorcycles and mopeds
 • NZS 8600:2002 – All-terrain vehicle helmets

As a worker, you'll get a $90 rebate towards the purchase of one helmet.
 

How do I access the rebates?


Step 1: Confirm your eligibility. Click here to check your eligibility. 

Step 2: Attend a free eligible interaction with SafeWork NSW. More information here.

Step 3: Purchase a brand new (not second hand) eligible safety solution. See above list of eligible safety solutions. 

Step 3A: If you are intending to apply a rebate for drone, please attain an Aviation Reference Number (ARN) with CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) prior submitting your rebate application. 

Step 4: Complete your application form. Click here to access the online application form or download the PDF form here.

Step 5: Submit your application to NSW Farmers Association within 6 months of attending an eligible educative interaction.
 

1. FAQ What does the rebate package cover?


Eligible Farmers: 
$2,000 towards a select SSV  List of eligible SSVs
$600 for an OPD  • Quadbar Flexi
 • ATV Life Guard
 $500 for a drone 
(1 per ABN)
 Sub 2kg eligible drones
 • DJI Phantom
 • DJI Mavic
 • DJI Mavic Mini
 • Parrot Anafi
 • Parrot Bebop
 • Parrot Disco
 • Yuneec
 • FIMI X8 SE
 Over 2kg eligible drones
 • DJI Inspire
 • DJI Matrice (200, 210)
 • Xaircraft (P10, P20, P30)
$90 for each helmet  • AS/NZS 1698:2006 – Protective helmets for vehicle users
 • UNECE22.05 – Protective helmets and their visors for drivers and passengers of motorcycles and mopeds
 • NZS 8600:2002 – All-terrain vehicle helmets
Farm workers: 

- Up to $90 for a helmet compliant to AS/NZS1698:2006, NZS8600:2002, UNECE22.05
 

2. FAQ Who is eligible for rebates

 
 Businesses that satisfy the relevant criteria below are eligible to receive up to $2,000 per ABN to improve quad bike safety in your workplace. Workers at these businesses are eligible for rebates worth $90. 
 

3. FAQ How do I apply for the rebates?

 
1. Check your eligibility for the NSW quad bike safety rebate program 
2. Complete a free eligible interaction with SafeWork NSW 
3. Purchase an item that is eligible for the rebate and obtain a tax invoice receipt 
4. Complete the quad bike safety rebate program application form (located on the NSW Farmers Association website)
5. Submit your completed application form along with your tax invoice receipt to NSW Farmers' Association (lodge it online or via post)
 
 

4. FAQ What is an eligible interaction?

 
Choose from a range of free quad bike safety interactions that are delivered or supported by SafeWork NSW. 

You must complete a free interaction and have your attendance recorded before you purchase a safety item and apply for the rebate. 

Free face-to-face interactions:

attend a farm safety day run by SafeWork NSW or one of its program partners
visit the SafeWork NSW stand at an agricultural field day or regional event
request a Workplace Advisory Visit and SafeWork NSW will come to you

Free online interactions: 

complete the online quad bike safety webinar
complete the online virtual farm safety day

Free training events:

complete quad bike or side-by-side training through Tocal College.