6 September 2018
To give farmers and their families some much needed drought relief from 30 July 2018 the NSW government are waiving registration charges on Class 1 agricultural vehicles.
In addition, farmers will also benefit from a rebate on heavy vehicle registration costs for the next two years.
Waiving registration charges on Class 1 agricultural vehicles
What is a Class 1 agricultural vehicle?
- A Class 1 agricultural vehicle exceeds one or more of the following prescribed dimensions
- 2.5m wide, 4.3m high, 12.5m long, 42.5 tonnes gross mass (or exceeding a statutory axle mass limit)
- Has its own automotive power
- Is built to perform agricultural tasks (and registered/insured for on farm use)
Example of vehicles that are eligible for the relief may include Loader, Bulldozer, harvester, picker, sprayer, excavator, spreader, grader, tractor