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Operating a Tractor

Limited tractor licences are no longer issued, with the exemption now being included in the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010.

16 years of age

You must be at least 16 years of age.

GVM of 15 tonnes or less

The tractor must have a Gross Vehicle Mass of 15 tonnes or less.

Current car learner licence

You must hold a current car learner licence and 'L' plates are not required to be displayed.

10 km limit

You can only drive up to 10 km from the boundary of the property where the tractor is normally garaged.