Grants and Funding
Summary of closing dates for funding/grants
*or when funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.
Links to information relating to available grants, subsidies, funding and financial support for agricultural industries in Tasmania
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: AgriGrowth Loan Scheme
The AgriGrowth Loan Scheme is an initiative of the Tasmanian Government providing low interest loans to Tasmanian farm businesses and agri-food businesses.
: Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot
The Agriculture Stewardship Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot is trialling arrangements to reward farmers for improving on-farm biodiversity together with carbon projects under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
: Landcare Action Grants Program
The Program has been established to provide State funded grant opportunities to co-invest with farmers, Landcare, and other community organisations on practical on-ground works for sustainable agriculture and Rivercare type activities.
: On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme
Eligible primary producers affected by drought are able to access a 25% rebate on the costs associated with the purchase and installation of on-farm water infrastructure to provide water for their livestock and better prepare for future drought, up to a maximum rebate of $25,000 per applicant. Implementation over the three financial years 2018-19 to 2020-21.
Application submissions have been extended until 10 June 2021 or when funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.
: Pasture Pathways Small Project Fund
In 2020-2021 the Tasmanian Government is making $340,000 available for extension projects to help farmers develop good pasture management.
: Quad Bike Safety Rebate Scheme
Under the scheme, a cash-back rebate of up to 50% of the purchase price (to a maximum of $500) for an approved operator/rollover/crush protection device is available.
: Tamar Action Grants
The Tamar Action Grants program provides funding for landholders to exclude stock from waterways in the Tamar Estuary and Esk River catchments through on-ground works and installation of infrastructure.
: Caring for our Country (Aust Gov)
'Caring for our Country' is the Australian Government's natural resource management program that integrates the delivery of the existing programs - the Natural Heritage Trust, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality, the National Landcare Program, the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Working on Country Indigenous Land and Environmental Program.
: Farm Household Allowance
Support for eligible farmers and their partners. Helping you through hardship, including drought.
Farmers, researchers and businesses can now see levy funded research from all the Research and Development Corporations in one location
: Regional Growth Fund
The Regional Growth Fund will provide grants of $10 million or more for major transformational projects which support long-term economic growth and create jobs in regions, including those undergoing structural adjustment.
: Rural Investment Corporation
The Regional Invesement Corporation (RIC) provides government-backed loans withinterest only periods and low interest rates to farmers and farm-related small businesses.
: Rural Investment Corporation
The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) provides government-backed loans with interest only periods and low interest rates to farmers and farm-related small businesses.
: Threatened Species RecoveryFund (Aust Govt)
The Threatened Species Recovery Fund will support communities to actively protect Threatened Species, leverage additional investment, and assist with delivering on the Targets and Action Areas in the Threatened Species Strategy.
: Wine Export Grants
Wine Australia is inviting small and medium Australian wine businesses to apply for the Wine Export Grants program, as part of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package). Applications close 2 May 2022.