Agriculture Workforce Plan Support

Agriculture Workforce Plan Support


Under the Agriculture Workforce Plan grants between $10,000 to $300,000 are available for projects you are planning as a result of Covid-19, covering costs up to 50%. Please see below some examples of what projects could be approved:

  • Purchase of new machinery on production lines to allow for physical distancing
  • Extra kitchens/break rooms, bathrooms, washrooms or modifications to existing facilities
  • Extra Accommodation or modification to existing onsite accommodation for workers due to Covid-19
  • Additional Vehicles/Transport for workers to and from your property
  • A daily travel-to-work allowance of up to $50 per employee and daily accommodation support of up to $200 per employee is available to businesses unable to fill eligible roles locally

If you can demonstrate the changes for the project are as a result of Covid-19 you are eligible, please register here to get your own case worker who can discuss your needs and eligibility with you https://agriculture.vic.gov.au/farm-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-covid-19/agriculture-workforce-plan#h2-6

Recruitment Support - There is a job matching platform called Sideckicker where you can register your interest for workers for the up coming season:  Find employees on the platform