Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants Programme – OPEN

The Minster for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon Barnaby Joyce yesterday announced that applications were open for the National Landcare Programme Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants Round 2015-16. Grants ranging between $5500 and $55,000 (GST inclusive) are now available to increase industry capacity and support the adoption of productive management practices.       

A range of activities may be eligible, including:

  • field days workshops, conferences
  • demonstration events or workshops
  • training or skill development sessions
  • community information or education sessions
  • development of decision-making tools
  • development of new information channels within the current knowledge system
  • conducting surveys.

This small grants round supports the implementation of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper.  Applications are invited from a range of entities, including farming systems groups, community groups and individuals to undertake projects across a variety of agricultural industries, across a variety of agricultural industries, including cropping, livestock, dairy, horticulture, pastoral, aquaculture and fisheries.

Please note Applications will close 2.00pm (AEDT) Monday 7 December 2015

For more information, visit: or telephone 1800 283 940 or if need more information you can contact Dean Jones Sustainable Agriculture Facilitator – Victoria and Tasmania NRM Futures Sustainability & Biosecurity Policy Division Department of Agriculture & Water Resources; Phone: 0429 007 159