Horse Industry Disease Response Levy - Australian Government


You may be required to pay this levy if you manufacture horse feeds or worm treatments for horses.

The levy can be imposed on manufactured feed and worming treatments for the horse industry.

The intention of this levy is that it will remain set at zero until the horse industry is beset by an emergency disease outbreak and payment is required to the Commonwealth following the completion of their emergency response.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


The levy is required to be paid on an annual basis.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required unless there is an emergency disease outbreak that impacts the horse industry.


Act(s) name

Horse Disease Response Levy Act 2011 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry

Animal Biosecurity

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.