Natural Disaster Transport Subsidy: This subsidy pays for the cost of transporting fodder or water to an affected property, stock to sale or slaughter or stock from agistment.
tasmanian flood recovery grants
Grants of up to $25,000 are available to support Tasmanian primary producers impacted by the October flooding with clean-up and restoration activities.
The financial assistance is being jointly funded by the Australian and Tasmanian Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.
The grant includes an up-front payment of $2,500 to provide immediate cash flow relief.
Assistance will be available for eligible impacted small businesses and primary producers in the 17 local government areas hardest hit by the severe weather:
Break O’Day, Burnie, Central Coast, Central Highlands, Circular Head, Devonport, Dorset, Flinders, George Town, Kentish, Latrobe, Launceston, Meander Valley, Northern Midlands, Waratah-Wynyard, West Coast, West Tamar.
Further information regarding these grants can be found here.
tasmania - further Financial Assistance and Grants
Financial hardship - Rural Business Tasmania on 1300 88 3276
A support package is available for flood-affected farmers:
Primary Producer Recovery Grants: Up to $75,000 grants to cover the cost of recovery and get businesses up and running again.
Note: This replaces the $10,000 Primary Producer Flood Clean–Up, Relief Grants announced on 19 October. Producers that have received a Primary Producer Flood Clean–Up Relief Grant of $10,000 can now apply for up to a further $65,000 under the Primary Producer Recovery Grant, bringing the total to $75,000.
National Centre for Farmer Health: Support resources for emergencies, emotional and social wellbeing, farm business support services, information for rural and health professionals, rural support organisations, Victorian Emergency Water Supply Points Map. Call (03) 5551 8533 or visit farmerhealth.org.au.