Mouse Control Support Program
By Gillian Hayward
The NSW government is offering support to eligible households, small businesses and primary producers. From early July you will be able to
apply for rebates to assist in the cost of mouse baits that were purchased from 1 February 2021.
- Households will be eligible to claim up to $500
- Small businesses (including primary producers) will be able to claim up to $1,000
For more information and to check your eligibility https://www.nsw.gov.au/initiative/mouse-control-support-program/households-and-small-businesses
Broadacres crop farmers will have access to free treatment of grain for use of mouse bait on the perimeter of paddocks. For more information
and to find out where you can get your grain treated: https://www.nsw.gov.au/initiative/mouse-control-support-program/emergency-relief-for-grain-farmers
Primary Producers will be able to access a rebate of 50% on zinc phosphide purchases up to $10,000. The framework on how to claim and
eligibility criteria will be released shortly. More information can be accessed here https://www.nsw.gov.au/initiative/mouse-control-support-program/farmers-buying-zinc-phosphide
Additional support for primary producers of $1,000 is now available from Rural Aid if you are in a mouse affected area as at 1 June 2021.
More information can be accessed here https://faa.ruralaid.org.au/mouse-plague-financial-assistance/