The grants will assist farm businesses implement on-farm infrastructure that improves drought management and preparedness.
Eligible infrastructure improvements will improve drought preparedness and better position the farm business into the future, including:
- 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
Eligible farm businesses are required to provide at least dollar for dollar matching funding co-contribution.
The program is now available to eligible farm businesses in the following Local Government Areas: