The Victorian Government has opened the $3 million Farm Safety Rebate Scheme.
Apply for up to $5000 to improve on-farm safety for your workers, family members and visitors.
Projects could include the installation of a veterinary inspection crush, races or loading ramps, exclusion fencing around effluent pits and ponds, or installing emergency stop switches to plant or machinery.
Rebates will cover up to 50 per cent of the costs of the infrastructure and equipment and the program will close 31 December 2021 or when all funds are allocated.
We are hiring! Rural Skill Connect Coordinator - North East Victoria
The Rural Skills Connect Project is aimed at providing flexible employment and training guidance for farmers, their family members or employees impacted by 2019-20 bushfires in North East Victoria. An exciting opportunity exists for the ideal candidate to make this project their own. Based in the AgBiz Assist Wodonga Office in either a Full time or .08 FTE role (opportunity to work from home with negotiation) you will work with not-for-profit community company committed to enabling those who live in regional and rural Australia to develop solutions, manage change and prosper.
Find out more about this opportunity and our organisation at agbizassist.org.au/positions-available/. Submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org including a cover letter and a separate document addressing the selection criteria. Applications close 5pm on Monday 15 March 2021. For further enquiries please contact Chris Howard Mb: 0427 546 642
Rural City of Wangaratta - Plan for Success Workshops Building a Business Plan! Tuesdays 9, 16 & 23 March 2021 | 7.30am-9.30am Wangaratta Digital Hub 21a Docker St, Wangaratta A business plan is an essential part of running a successful business. In this multi-day hands on workshop, we guide you through how to make a business plan and by the end of the program, you will have a completed business plan to take away and implement!
Victorian Farm Safety Rebate The Victorian Government (through Agriculture Victoria) has provided an opportunity to improve safety outcomes on farms.
Rebates of up to $5,000 excluding GST are available with at least 50% co-contribution to assist eligible farm businesses within Victoria to invest in infrastructure and equipment to improve safety for farming families, workers and visitors to Victorian farms.
Applications close on 31 December 2021, rebates are available until the closing date or when program funds are fully allocated, whichever is sooner.
MLA Bushfire Recovery Sponsorship Community groups and organisations that support bushfire-affected red meat producers are being reminded to apply for funding through Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) ongoing Bushfire Recovery Sponsorship Program.