Ahead of the NSW state election on 25 March 2023, the NSW Government caretaker period has commenced. Limited updates will be made to this website during this period.
The NSW Government has committed $1 billion to the Farm Innovation Fund.
Farmers can borrow up to a maximum of $1 million per project, with a total of $1 million outstanding at any one time to build on-farm infrastructure, including stock containment areas.
The Farm Innovation Fund is a long term, low interest rate loan scheme for NSW farmers for permanent on-farm infrastructure. The Farm Innovation Fund helps farmers to:
The Farm Innovation Fund is available to farmers in NSW to meet the cost of carrying out permanent capital works that will have a significant beneficial impact on the land, long term profitability of the business and address adverse seasonal conditions. Download the Guidelines (PDF, 209.47 KB) for full details of eligibility (sections 9-10) and what you can apply for. (sections 2 & 11)
For your application you will need a copy of the following documents:
The online application form has been designed to make the process as simple as possible. We recommend that you have all scanned documents ready to upload before starting the process. We recommend that you use the Google Chrome browser.
If you prefer to download a paper copy of the application form, download the form here.
You will need:
If you have more questions please refer to the Farm Innovation Fund Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 184.7 KB) or contact the RAA on 1800 678 593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unsure about program and application details and requirements, please refer to the frequently asked questions for more information as your queries may be covered in this document.
Download the Farm Innovation Fund Frequently Asked Questions here (PDF, 184.7 KB).
If you are still unsure, please contact the RAA on 1800 678 593 or via email at email@example.com