Grants to rebuild fences

Grants to rebuild fences

Grants of up to $15,000 are now available for primary producers and small businesses to assist with bushfire clean-up and restoration costs.

The Natural Disaster Recovery Relief Grant is available to primary producers and small businesses in the Northern Tablelands, North Coast and Mid North Coast areas of New South Wales.

The cash grants will assist farmers to rebuild their businesses and help fix damage caused by the fires.

This includes rebuilding fences, purchasing new equipment and procure feed and fodder.

Recovery Grants of up to $15,000 are now available to help eligible, bushfire affected primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profit organisations with clean-up and immediate restoration costs.

Applications and invoices must be received no later than 24 May 2020.

NSW Minister for Agriculture and Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall said it is critical to help farmers get back on their feet.

“I encourage farmers and small businesses who have been impacted by the recent fires to get in touch with the NSW Rural Assistance Authority and apply for grant assistance,” Mr Marshall said.

Recovery grants are available in following local government areas:

Armidale, Ballina, Bellingen, Byron, Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Glen Innes Severn, Inverell, Kempsey, Kyogle, Lismore, Mid-Coast, Nambucca, Port Macquarie-Hastings, Richmond Valley, Tenterfield, Tweed and Walcha.

You can apply for grants online:

This article was first published in The Fence magazine.