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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  for the relevant 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.