Forest Industries Innovation Fund Loan Scheme

This fund has up to $3 million available to undertake projects that support innovation and the exploration of new market for forest products. Loans of up to 100% of the net, GST exclusive cost of the works to a maximum of $3 million per project are available. Loans are offered at a fixed rate of 2.5% over a maximum period of 20 years. The Scheme will be administrated by the NSW Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) under guidelines developed by the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) – Forestry. 

All the projects funded through the Scheme must contribute to improving economic growth and productivity in the Forestry and Forest Products Industry, and have a positive impact on regional economies. Applications Close 13 September 2019.

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Future Drought Fund

Future Drought Fund

$5 billion worth of drought resilience initiatives will be funded by the Australian Government under the Future Drought Fund between 2020-2024. The following programs will boost the performance of Australian agriculture and help farming communities prepare for the...

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Drought Transport Subsidy

Drought Transport Subsidy

The NSW Government is committed to supporting primary producers manage the ongoing impacts of drought through a range of targeted assistance measures.   In May 2020, the NSW Government invested an additional $116 million to continue the Drought Transport Subsidy...

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My Home Short Film Project

My Home Short Film Project

Southland Set to Take Local Stories to the Screen TEN young aspiring filmmakers will gain the opportunity to tell their stories of the South Coast, after a Culburra Beach start-up won a coveted Screenrights Cultural Fund grant this month. Southland Creative — a...

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JobTrainer Skills Package

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The Australian Government will invest $2 billion to give hundreds of thousands of Australians access to new skills by retaining and upskilling them into sectors with job opportunities. The package consist of: The new $1 billion JobTrainer program to provide up to an...

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