The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment have released an additional $6.5 million under the Smart Farms Small Grants program. Competitive grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded for eligible projects in Round 4 of the program that are to be completed by 30 June 2023. Applications for this final round of funding close at 10pm (AEST) on 9 October 2020.
This program aims to support the development and use of best practice, tools and technologies designed to improve the condition of soils, water, vegetation, and on-farm biodiversity. Successful applications will demonstrate increased adoption of best practice sustainable agriculture or increase the capacity of land managers to adopt best practice sustainable agriculture.
Eligible applicants include a company, trustee of a trust and sole trader.
Further information including the application process and grant guidelines can be obtained on the Smart Farms Small Grants website. If you require assistance in the application process, please contact your usual Mazars adviser or our Grant specialist, Angela Winton.
Published: 2 September 2020
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