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NSW SafeWork small business rebate

Apply for up to $1,000 towards the cost of workplace health and safety items

Rebate information

  • Status: Ongoing

  • Grant amount: Up to $1,000

  • Who can apply: Small business owners and sole traders who have an ABN and fewer than 50 full-time employees. Charities and not-for-profits can also apply.  

Program objective

If you are a small business owner in NSW, this $1,000 rebate will help you purchase safety items to improve work health and safety for you and your workers.


The application must be in the name of the registered business owner. The registered business owner must agree to the terms and conditions.

Who can't apply

  • Businesses that have already received the rebate in the past five years. This includes businesses that have multiple ABNs and have already used one of their ABNs to claim a rebate

  • a co-owner of an ABN where a rebate has already been paid to one owner (you can only use the same ABN once)

  • large businesses that have more than 50 employees

  • business owners that have already received a rebate for the eligible safety item from any Commonwealth, State, Territory or local government

  • subsidiary of a larger business, government departments, councils and voluntary associations.

Program is funded and administered by SafeWork NSW.


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