DROUGHT RESILIENCE FUNDING FOR FARMERS WELCOMED

DROUGHT RESILIENCE FUNDING FOR FARMERS WELCOMED

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has welcomed new funding to help Gippsland farmers to become more resilient to prolonged dry periods. Mr Chester said today East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority would receive $440,000 to run workshops and...
WATER INFRASTRUCTURE REBATE SCHEME EXTENDED

WATER INFRASTRUCTURE REBATE SCHEME EXTENDED

A rebate scheme that helps farmers to secure the water supply on their properties has been extended. The Federal Government has committed another $50 million for the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme, bringing the total to $100 million being made...
FUNDING UP TO $200,000 AVAILABLE FOR DROUGHT RESILIENCE

FUNDING UP TO $200,000 AVAILABLE FOR DROUGHT RESILIENCE

Local MP Darren Chester is encouraging Gippslanders to seek a share of a $10 million fund to help prepare for future droughts. Farmer groups and organisations as well as individual producers can now apply for grants of between $20,000 and $200,000 to improve the...

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