Leviable commodities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you buy, export, produce, process or sell Australian agricultural produce yourself, or on behalf of another person, you may be liable to pay a levy or charge.

Click on the headings below to access information about each commodity and to find out how a levy or charge may apply to you.  

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Animal products

Levies and  charges are payable on :

If you are a wool levy payer or wool collection agent you must also complete and lodge the Wool Producers Statistics Form  to the department at the same time that you lodge your return.

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Field crops

Levies and charges are payable on:

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Note: Levies Online is not available for pasture seeds or rice returns

You must lodge your pasture seeds and rice by completing a manual pasture seeds return form or a manual rice return form.

Fisheries

Levies and charges are payable on:

You must lodge your return by completing a manual farmed prawns return form .

Forestry

Levies and charges are payable on:

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Note: The forest industries products import charge is payable through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Game animals

Levies and charges are payable on:

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Horticulture

Levies and charges are payable on:

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Note: Levies Online is not available for dried fruits, dried vine fruits, mushrooms, nursery products and strawberries. You must lodge your return by completing a manual horticulture return form.

Live animal export

C harges are payable on :

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Livestock processing

Levies are payable for the following livestock and animal slaughter:

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

Livestock transaction

Other rural industries

Levies and charges are payable on:

From October 2017 you can lodge your tea tree oil return online at: Levies Online.

Poultry

Levies are payable on:

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online .

Note: Levies Online is not available for Eggs. You must lodge your return by completing a manual eggs return form .

Wine

Levies and charges are payable on :

You can lodge your return online at: Levies Online.

If you are a grape research or wine grapes levy payer or collection agent you must also complete details of contract winemaking at a processing establishment and lodge this information with the department at the same time as you lodge your return.

Note: The Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA) is responsible for the collection of wine export charge. Please lodge and pay your wine export charge returns through AGWA.

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