Small businesses and households in regional and rural areas of NSW will be able to claim a rebate for the cost of buying mouse baits, traps and cleaning materials to combat the unprecedented mouse plague.
The rebate will apply to products purchased on or after 1 February 2021.
Small businesses will be eligible to claim up to $1,000 while households will be eligible to claim up to $500.
Primary producers will be able to claim a single rebate of up to $1,000 where their business and residence share an address.
The program is expected to be open in early July.
To be eligible to claim a rebate you must be located in one of the Local Land Services Regions listed below and you must provide receipts to Service NSW when you lodge a claim.
- Central Tablelands
- Central West
- Northern Tablelands
- North West
- Hunter (Upper Hunter and Muswellbrook LGAs only)
- South East (Hilltops, Upper Lachlan and Yass Valley LGAs only)
Multiple receipts can be used to claim the rebate, up to the $500 or $1,000 limits.
Read more about the rebates and the Mouse Control Support Program.