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Supply Chain Support Grant - Storms & Floods Feb & March 2021 - Horticulture

ClosedGrant Closed: 30th of June 2022 Value: Up to $75,000 Run By: Rural Assistance Authority Further Information: https://www.raa.nsw.gov.au/disaster-assistance/supply-chain-support-grants

To provide funding to help primary producers impacted by storms and floods in February and March 2021 to rebuild and recover in the medium to longer-term with the aim of supporting job security, future resilience and enabling future production.

Eligible horticulture industries and maximum grant amounts are:

  • Turf  - $75,000
  • Berries - $30,000
  • Cut Flowers - $30,000
  • Plant Nurseries - $30,000
  • Vegetables - $30,000

The grant can be used to:

  • replacing or repairing damaged, non-insured or under-insured infrastructure including irrigation systems, pumps, poles, trellises, netting, greenhouses, internal fencing and internal access paths/tracks.
  • replacing physical assets to return infrastructure to its previous standard, or to a standard that does not jeopardise future resilience.
  • clearing storm and flood damaged including but not limited to removal of silt, gravel, damaged goods and other debris.
  • hiring or leasing equipment or materials, including machinery fuel, to rectify damage to property, infrastructure, equipment or inventory.
  • undertaking remedial earthworks and erosion management works due to storm and flood erosion.
  • replacing plant stock for crop rebuilding and standard replanting activity costs (no more than one replanting cycle).
  • pest management supplies/service for flood affected pasture fields to maintain the health of plant stock and crops.
  • accessing technical, environmental and business advice.

A 50:50 co-contribution is required for all applications. Applicants must demonstrate their contribution (financial, in-kind, or otherwise) towards the proposed recovery actions. Works undertaken and costs already incurred by businesses for their recovery and re-establishment (and not already claimed or paid under another State or Australian government program or insurance prior to receiving SCSG funding) may be applied retrospectively as eligible co-contribution only.

All 12 Local Government Areas in the Northern Inland are Eligible.

Last Updated: 27th of March 2022
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