Grants/Assistance: 4.8.2020

On-Farm Drought Resilience Grant Program
This program will close on 28 August 2020, or when government funding for this program is fully allocated, whichever comes first.
The Victorian Government through Agriculture Victoria of the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Agriculture Victoria) has established the On-Farm Drought Resilience Grant Program to assist eligible farm businesses to invest in on-farm drought preparedness and to seek business advice. The program is a key component of the increased drought assistance being provided to Victorian farmers. Visit the Rural Finance website for more information...

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Agriculture Workforce Plan Support:

  • Worker Relocation and Transport - Support the attraction of workers to fill vacant job roles through providing financial support to businesses to offset the costs of worker accommodation, travel to work costs and relocation costs.
  • Worker Induction and Re-Training - Provides grants between $1,000 and $100,000 (up to 100 per cent of total eligible project costs) to support eligible employers to induct workers into new job roles and deliver re-training that has been necessitated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Business Adaptation - Provides grants between $10,000 and $300,000 (up to 50 per cent of total eligible project costs) to support eligible businesses to meet the costs of complying with COVID-19 health, safety and social distancing requirements or adapt to required business changes imposed from the COVID-19 pandemic.

To register your interest and to discuss the program further please register here https://agriculture.vic.gov.au/farm-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-covid-19/agriculture-


 
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