Agriculture Workforce Plan Grants available for Worker Induction, Re-Training and Worker Transport and Relocation

Working for Victoria

In addition to the business adaptation funding that covers accommodation and machinery, you can also apply for funding to cover the above, please see below a brief summary of the funding:

  • $1,000 and $100,000 (up to 100 per cent of total eligible project costs) to induct workers into new job roles and deliver re-training
  • Up to $200 per day for 90 days to offset the costs of worker accommodation for workers who have to relocate from another area
  • $50 per day for 90 days to cover travel to work costs and $500 per employee relocation costs
  • Job roles must be advertised for a minimum period on the Working for Victoria platform or another approved job advertising platform to test the local labour market first before this support can be accessed
  • We encourage members to register for this program and discuss with a case manager their needs and eligibility in preparation for harvest

Applications close 31 December 2020 (or once fund is expended), please connect with an AWP Case Manager by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Visit the Agriculture Victoria website for further information...

The Ag Workforce Plan presentation is available for download here...