See also: Disaster Recovery Grants
Farm Business Skills
There has been an unprecedented demand for the EWIR program which has seen available funding exhausted.
The Commonwealth Government has advised the NSW Government that there is no available funding and the scheme is now closed to new applicants from 14 May 2020.
From 1st July, subsidy up to 50% of the full cost of freight up to a maximum/km/journey (see Guidelines).
Available to farmers affected by a declared natural disaster event.
Available for transporting donated fodder organised by community groups to a central location for distribution to properties affected by drought and other emergencies.
Available to provide access to vocational and skills training in the following categories:
Education and service providers can apply to be listed as a pre-approved course on the RAA website
Maximum amount available
Due to exhaustion of Commonwealth Government funding, the scheme has now closed.
$25,000 per farm business
$15,000 per farm enterprise per financial year.
$20,000 per farm enterprise per financial year.
Total program funds are limited to $500,000 available in each financial year.
$5000 for the first individual. Additional $1000 available per person for a maximum of four people for a total maximum of $9000 per farm business
Assessed on case by case basis
Closed: 14 May 2020
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Available in the event of a declared natural disaster
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Opened: 2 November 2015
Closed: 30 June 2020
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