Appointment as an Authorised Buyer of Rice - New South Wales


All rice grown in NSW for the domestic rice market must be sold and delivered only to an Authorised Buyer. If you intend to participate in the domestic rice market you must be appointed as an Authorised Buyer.

Please be aware that one company currently holds a licence that gives them the exclusive right to export rice from Australia. Therefore, this licence will not be granted unless the Board is satisfied that the rice grown is intended exclusively for use in Australia. The website provides further information on the current exclusive licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible as an Authorised Buyer you must:

  • Not have had your appointment revoked during the previous 2 years;
  • Demonstrate that you could comply with the relevant conditions;
  • Provide all the information as outlined in the application form; and
  • Pay the application fee and submit the form.

Further eligibility criteria are outlined on the application form. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Your licence will remain in force, unless revoked by the Board.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $500.00

Act(s) name

Rice Marketing Act 1983 NSW

Administering agency

The Rice Marketing Board

Contact details

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


The Rice Marketing Board

Mailing address: PO BOX 151
Leeton, New South Wales 2705
Phone: 02 69533200
Fax: 02 69537684