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Primary producer and co-operative association concessions

A concession is available for vehicles that are used by primary producers and co-operative associations involved in the business of primary production.

Primary producers

This concession is available if you are involved mainly in the primary production of raw materials for clothing or food (derived from agriculture, dairying, fishing, raising of livestock or viticulture). Vehicles must be registered in your name and must be used solely in connection to your business as a primary producer. This concession can be applied to more than 1 vehicle.

Eligible vehicles for this concession are:

  • prime movers or trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of 6t or more
  • trailers with an aggregate trailer mass (ATM) over 4.5t.

Beekeepers are considered primary producers. However, for beekeepers with vehicles used solely as mobile workshops, the concession for vehicles used as a mobile workshop solely to carry on the business of beekeeping may apply.

How to apply

Complete the registration concession application (F4517) and take it to your nearest transport and motoring customer service centre or, if you live in a rural area, a QGAP officeMagistrates Court or local police station that provides vehicle registration services—please call to confirm before visiting.

Co-operative association

Eligible vehicles for this concession must be registered in the name of the co-operative and may only carry produce owned by a member of the co-operative. Vehicles can only be used to carry produce between the point of primary production and the first point of processing (e.g. mill) or other transport (e.g. railway). This concession can be applied to more than 1 vehicle.

Eligible vehicles for this concession are:

  • prime movers or trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of 6t or more
  • trailers with an aggregate trailer mass (ATM) over 4.5t.

How to apply

Complete the registration concession application (F4517) and take it to your nearest transport and motoring customer service centre or, if you live in a rural area, a QGAP officeMagistrates Court or local police station that provides vehicle registration services—please call to confirm before visiting.

Farm plates

This concession is available if you are a primary producer involved mainly in the production of raw material for clothing or food (derived from agriculture, dairying, fishing, raising of livestock or viticulture). Vehicles must be registered in your name and used solely in connection to your business as a primary producer. This concession can be applied to more than 1 vehicle.

Vehicles not eligible for farm plate registration include:

  • farm tractors
  • motorcycles (complying and non-complying).

Vehicles registered with farm plates can only travel between different parcels of land you own. The travelling distance is restricted to the maximum distance allowable detailed in the Zone Access Registration category (section 6.4) of the Guideline for Conditionally Registered Vehicles.

These vehicles are excluded from built up areas.

Find out about conditional registration for other non-standard agricultural vehicles.

How to apply

Complete the registration concession application (F4517) and take it to your nearest transport and motoring customer service centre or, if you live in a rural area, a QGAP office, Magistrates Court or local police station that provides vehicle registration services—please call to confirm before visiting.

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Last updated
15 December 2017
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