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...
FURTHER FUNDING FOR DROUGHT RESILIENCE

FURTHER FUNDING FOR DROUGHT RESILIENCE

More help is available to farming communities in Gippsland to help them weather future droughts. Local MP Darren Chester has announced the Federal Government is offering $11.2 million through two competitive grant programs to build and maintain drought resilience. Mr...
SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS NOW OPEN

SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS NOW OPEN

Farmers, fishers and foresters can now apply for funding to support their natural resource management efforts. Gippsland MP Darren Chester said applications were now open for grants of up to $100,000 as part of round four of the Smart Farms Small Grants program....
STRENGTHENING THE FIGHT AGAINST PESTS AND WEEDS IN GIPPSLAND

STRENGTHENING THE FIGHT AGAINST PESTS AND WEEDS IN GIPPSLAND

The Federal Government is ramping up its fight against pest animals and weeds with the announcement of a $13 million funding pool to better equip farmers and land managers.  Local MP Darren Chester said a funding opportunity for organisation with a proven research and...

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