Industry Programs

Rural Finance has responsibility for administering programs on behalf of the Federal and State Governments and industry organisations.

On-Farm Drought Resilience Grant Program

On-Farm Drought Resilience Grant Program On-Farm Drought Resilience Grant Program

The Victorian Government has now opened the On-Farm Drought Resilience Grant Program

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Disaster Recovery Assistance – South East Victoria Bushfires

Disaster Recovery Assistance – South East Victoria Bushfires Disaster Recovery Assistance – South East Victoria Bushfires

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments have opened Disaster Recovery Assistance to assist eligible Primary Producers, Small Businesses and Not-for-Profit organisations impacted by the February / March 2019 bushfires in South East Victoria.

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Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019 Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments have announced grant and transport subsidies to support primary producers impacted by the Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019, AGRN 882.

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Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019 Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

Grants of up to $75,000 are now available to eligible primary producers directly impacted by the Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019, AGRN 882.

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Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019 Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

Transport subsidies of up to $15,000 are now available to eligible primary producers directly impacted by the Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019, AGRN 882.

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Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019 Victorian Bushfires commencing 21 November 2019

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments have announced concessional loans to support small business, primary producers and non-profit organisations impacted by the Victorian bushfires that commenced 21 November 2019.  

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Small Business Bushfire Support Grant

Small Business Bushfire Support Grant Small Business Bushfire Support Grant

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments have announced Small Business Bushfire Support Grants of up to $10,000 to support small businesses who have experienced a significant loss of income due to the Victorian bushfires that commenced 21 November 2019.  

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Wine Grape Testing Rebate

Wine Grape Testing Rebate Wine Grape Testing Rebate

The Victorian Government has established the Wine Grape Testing Rebate to assist Victorian wine grape growers establish the extent and impact of smoke exposure from the 2019-20 bushfires on the 2020 vintage.

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Lindenow Valley Water Security Scheme

Lindenow Valley Water Security Scheme Lindenow Valley Water Security Scheme

The Commonwealth Government has invested $10 million in the Lindenow Valley Water Security Scheme (the Scheme) to assist Lindenow Valley Irrigators construct major on-farm water infrastructure to improve security of supply that enhances their long-term drought resilience.

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