Agricultural Levies - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to pay an agricultural levy if you grow, produce or distribute Australian food and / or agricultural produce. Agricultural levies are collected on rural commodities and products that are produced within Australia.

There are several categories of leviable commodities:

  • Dairy;
  • Grains;
  • Horticulture;
  • Livestock;
  • Wine/Grapes; and
  • Other commodities, including eggs, farmed prawns, forest and wood products, queen bees, sugar cane and wool.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Requirements for paying agricultural levies depend on the type of commodities produced.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Forms

 Resources
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Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Finance and Business Support Division

Act(s) name

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Regulations 1991 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Levies Revenue Service
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Finance and Business Support Division


Operating address:
18 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra City
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800900090

Phone:

02 62723933
Levies.Management@agriculture.gov.au

Supporting information

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