On-Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grants

A grant of up to $5,000 per farm business is available to assist eligible farm businesses implement on-farm infrastructure improvements (dollar for dollar matching funding co-contribution).

Eligible infrastructure improvements include:

  • Items to construct a new or upgrade an existing Stock Containment Area
  • Reticulated water systems using pumps, tanks and troughs for livestock
  • Irrigation system upgrades
  • Grain and fodder storage
  • Farm monitoring technology
  • Feeding system upgrades

Grants are available to eligible farm businesses in many parts of our region including Swan Hill, Loddon, Gannawarra, Greater Bendigo, Mildura, Hindmarsh, Yarriambiack and Buloke local government areas.

You can view the program guidelines here

Rural Finance are administering these grants.

You can view more information on their website or give them a call on 1800 260 425.