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Transport subsidies available to assist primary producers affected by Tasmanian bushfires 2018/19

Freight subsidies are now available to assist primary producers impacted by the Tasmanian bushfires December 2018 / January 2019. 

The subsidies available cover transport of:

  • livestock
  • fodder or water to a property
  • stock to/from agistment
  • stock to sale or slaughter, and 
  • road transport of building materials directly associated with primary production, fencing materials, machinery or equipment.


Freight subsidies are being jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Tasmania under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

Initial claims to be submitted by 31 May 2019. 

Use this link to access Guidelines and Claim forms.

For further information contact the AgriGrowth Tasmania Liaison Officers on 6777 2233 or email Agrigrowth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au