The Wheat Export Charge (WEC) is a compulsory levy which provides funding for the control and monitoring of wheat exports from Australia performed by WEA.
An export charge of AUD0.22 per tonne is payable for all Australian wheat exports (both bulk and non-bulk).
Exporters must pay the WEC to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Levies Revenue Service.
This export charge must be paid within 28 days after the end of the month in which the wheat was exported.
Penalties do apply for late payments.
For further information on the wheat export charge please contact DAFF on 1800 020 619.