The NSW Government has committed a total of $2.5 million in one-off funding towards mobile animal care services (e.g trucks or vans) to respond during natural disasters/emergencies and for proactive provision of animal care services in at-risk locations across regional NSW.
Mobile animal care vehicles play an important role in supporting rural and remote communities of NSW through providing direct access to animal care services during natural disasters and through delivery of community outreach programs.
The Mobile Animal Care Services (MACS) 2022 program aims to:
The MACS 2022 program is delivered by the NSW Department of Primary Industries and is funded as part of the 2022-2023 State Budget.
Applications for the MACS 2022 Grant program closed on 11 November 2022.
All applications received for the MACS 2022 Grant Program were assessed against the criteria outlined in the MACS Program Guidelines (PDF, 137.46 KB).
Successful applicants will be awarded one-off funding towards mobile animal care services and emergency response. Details of successful applicants as announced can be found on the NSW Government Grants and Funding Finder website.