Please submit your application as soon as possible, as some items will soon be removed from the list of eligible items.
To prove you have purchased eligible safety item/s, attach the invoice and proof of payment to your application. Proof of payment must be a bank statement, bank transaction or eftpos receipt showing payment has been made.
Invoices and receipts must show:
- the supplier’s name and ABN
- your business’ name, address and ABN/ACN/BRN number
- payment date
- item cost
- description of the item.
Prior to applying, invoices need to be paid in full and your item/s must be implemented as a safety solution.
Your invoice, receipt, bank statement or bank transaction must show the purchase was made within the last 12 months to be eligible for the rebate. If the total purchase is under $1,000 (ex GST), we'll reimburse you that amount. If the total purchase is over $1,000 (ex GST), we'll reimburse $1,000. Please include all relevant invoices/proof of payment in your application, as you can only submit one rebate application in a 5 year period.
Eligible safety items
There are a range of eligible safety items you can purchase to improve the health and safety of workers in your business.
See a full list of eligible safety items
There are some items we can't pay for, including:
- GST, freight and insurance
- installation of items
- personal protective equipment (e.g. standard ear muffs, hats, boots, workwear)
- tools of trade (e.g. power tools, drills, saws)
- air purifiers
- medical equipment (e.g. health monitoring devices)
- normal business expenses, including maintenance and repairs, salaries and office equipment
- raw materials used to make something (e.g. wood, nails, screws)
- items that may be used for domestic or household purposes
- licences, memberships, training, testing services, rehabilitation, counselling or vaccination services.
Items must also be existing products, not second-hand or manufactured specifically for your business.