NSW Electric Vehicle Destination Charging Grants

$10 million of Government funding is now available to regional NSW for Electric Vehicle Charging stations. This means that if you own or operate a motel, winery, natural attraction, museum and more, you are eligible to apply. Round 2 open now until 3 May 2024

Destination Charging Grant NSW

The Grant allows regional councils and local destinations access to considerable funding for AC Hardware, Software & Installation services.

EVSE is proud to be recognised as an approved turnkey solutions provider for this large-scale EV Charging program. We can guide you through the process step-by-step, to ensure that you make the best decision for your regional centre.

There has never been a better opportunity to embrace the EV transition. Get in touch with our team today to start your journey.

The NSW Government’s objectives of the grants are to:

  • overcome range anxiety and help to create a world-class EV charging network
  • support destinations across regional NSW to be EV-ready
  • support the growth of the NSW visitor economy and the ability to cater for an increasing number of EV drivers

Applicants must submit a separate grant application for each separate site.

Grant Application Assistance

Support from our experience EV team to prepare your quote and application for the NSW Grant

Approved OCPP Software provider to allow you to monitor and monetise your EV stations

Approved Commercial Hardware from Australia's leading brands

Turn key installation quotes with quick installation once approved

What is included in the NSW Destination Charging Grant?

75% towards the cost of an eligible 7 kW and/or 22 kW electric vehicle charger
Ocular Wallbox, Commercial & Dual Tower are eligible
75% towards the cost of installation
Capped at $3,000 per charging port
75% towards the first year of an eligible annual EV charger software subscription
Per charge port, not mandatory

Eligibility overview for businesses

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Located in an eligible regional NSW Local Government area (LGA)
  • An approved destination site (see Grant Guideline Document)
  • Be currently listed on the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW)
  • Must have no more than four existing charger ports already installed on your site.

NSW Gov has increased eligible destination types to 9 categories.  All types of commercial accommodation under the ATDW are eligible

Newcastle and Wollongong LGAs are now eligible to apply.

Any co-funded EV chargers in round 2 must be accessible to the visitors, guests, and customers of the site and not for private use by the applicant or their staff.

Reach out to EVSE for assistance through the application process. For more information visit the NSW destination charging grants page.

Approved Hardware

Our market-leading Ocular Charging AC range is an approved hardware brand for the NSW EV Destination Charging Grant.

Ocular’s advanced technology means that it has met and exceeded the EV Charging requirements, having already been accepted as the charging brand of choice for many councils and businesses across Australia. The Ocular IQ Commercial range is a various functionalities that allow it to provide a greater user experience to you and your customers.

The Ocular Dual Port Towers were the most sold unit for charging grants in round 1. Watch the video on the right to see how the Queanbeyan motel owners used the NSW Government grant funding to install an Ocular Dual Tower and increased occupancy rates and reviews.

Sites can apply for co-funding towards a maximum of 4 charge ports per site.

Installation costs include:

  • Installation of EV charger(s) and associated electrical infrastructure including dedicated EV charging distribution boards, electrical circuits and required modifications to existing infrastructure
  • Installation of data and communications equipment including data cabling and 4G modems
  • Installation of metering equipment and Energy Management Systems (EMS)
  • Civil works required to install the EV chargers
  • Spare charging cables, pedestals, bollards, wheel stops, bay painting and EV signage
  • Reasonable freight and delivery of your approved EV charger(s)

Once an applicant receives a successful grant letter, they will have 5-months to complete their EV charger installation

Approved OCPP software Exploren


  • Approved by the NSW Government for the Destination grant
  • Control chargers from anywhere in the world. Start, stop, and analyse charging all from the palm of your hand
  • Monitor & monetise electricity consumption
  • View your charging history and account for energy used across locations
  • Easily add new drivers and vehicles
  • Earn revenue and fulfil your sustainability goals


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What does this include?

  1. Customer is contacted within 24 hours of enquiry by EVSE to book site inspection

  2. Evaluate building supply & tailor cost effective solution by our expert team

  1. Install EV chargers in carpark with either a simple plug & play or managed solution

  2. Industry leading warranty with service agreements available to ensure safe long term use

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