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Fee Subsidies for some WHS Training

SafeWork SA advises businesses of their eligibility categories - see the Eligible Participants section below.  If you are unsure, please check with SafeWork SA on 1300 265 255 or email to check your eligibility.


Level 1

Level 2 (3 Days)

Level 3 (2 Days)

Re-elected HSR Training



  • $50 per day, per participant


  • Small Business - up to 100 employees

  • High Risk Occupations *

  • Remote/Regional *

* see definition

Note : a course participant may meet more than one of the eligibility criteria.  Eg employed by Small Business and works more than 100 kms from a Regional Centre : therefore the subsidy is $100 per day.


Small Business
A business of 100 or fewer individuals which is not a subsidiary of a larger organisation.
High Risk Industries

Aged Care

Commercial Cleaning


Labour Hire

Meat Products Manufacture

Road Transport




Food, wholesale and retail



Automotive Motor Trades

Automotive Component Manufacturing



Building Construction

Civil Construction



Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing

Metal Products and Machinery

High Risk Occupation
HSR's must be from this occupation or represent people from these occupations

Heavy truck drivers Construction and related industries labourers
Meat and fish process workers Product assemblers
Mechanical engineering tradespersons Automotive tradespersons
Forklift drivers Product packagers
Agriculture and horticulture labourers Delivery driver
Carers and aides Food tradespersons
Sales assistants Cleaners
Metal fabricators Miners
Store persons  


Employees within an industry that is predominantly or exclusively carried out within a specified area or region within SA but outside the metropolitan area.


Regional Centres

Port Augusta Riverland Victor Harbor
Port Pirie Barossa Mount Gambier
Whyalla Clare Naracoorte
Port Lincoln    


Employees outside the metropolitan area who work more than 100kms from any of the regional centres.  Payable in addition to other subsidies for small business.

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