Grants, links and useful resources

Grants

On-Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grants
The Victorian Government has now established the On-Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grants.
Grants of up to $5,000 (ex GST) are available to eligible farm businesses. Eligible farm businesses are required to provide at least dollar for dollar matching funding co-contribution. The grants will assist farm businesses implement on-farm infrastructure that improves drought management and preparedness. Find out more about the On Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grants here...

On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme
The Victorian Government (through Agriculture Victoria of the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Agriculture Victoria) is offering a rebate to drought affected farmers who invest in urgently-needed on-farm water infrastructure that addresses animal welfare needs. The rebate funding is being made available from an allocation from the Australian Government. The Scheme provides a one-off 25 per cent rebate up to $25,000 (GST exclusive) to eligible primary producers for the costs associated with the purchase and installation of on-farm water infrastructure that addresses animal welfare needs and improves resilience to drought. Find out more about the On Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme here...

See below more links and resources offering support for Farmers during drought:
AgBiz Assist: Rural Financial Counselling and Small Business Support Programs
AgBiz Assist- Small Business Support Program
Rural Financial Counselling Service Victoria-North East