- Bushfire Clean-up and Assistance Grants
- Wealth from Water
- No-Interest Micro Business Loans
- Vineyard and Orchard Expansion Program
Program: Bushfire Clean-up and Assistance Grants
Program details: The Tasmanian Government is providing short-term assistance to small businesses, farming businesses and not-for-profit organisations following natural disaster events. Two tiers of grants are available for clean-up activities, removal of debris and further restoration: an upfront lump sum payment to $10,000 and a grant of up to $15,000 (upfront or reimbursement of costs).
Contact details: Call the support and information hotline on 1800 567 567
Deadline: 30 June 2013
Program: Investing in Irrigation - Wealth from Water
Program details: The Investing in Irrigation web portal provides Tasmanian farmers and potential investors with information and tools on running and developing an irrigation business. This information includes enterprise suitability maps and fact sheets to answer the question "What can I grow where?" The website also provides farm business planning tools and market information portal.
Contact details: Contact the Agricultural Policy Branch Enquiries on (03) 6336 5381 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: No deadline
Program: No-Interest Micro Business Loans
Program details: The Tasmanian Government aims to provide low-income individuals with interest-free loans of up to $3000 to start/grow a business or turn a business idea into a practical proposal. Eligible applicants must have a valid Health Care Card and completed a business plan approved by an authorised Business Enterprise Centre.
Contact details: Call Business Tasmania on 1800 440 026 or email email@example.com.
Deadline: No deadline
Program: Vineyard and Orchard Expansion Program
Program details: The program aims to support growth in the horticulture sector through interest rebates on commercial loans lasting three years, to a maximum total of $180,000. The aim of the program is to reduce the financial burden on growers and advance projects that will assist the Tasmanian wine and fruit industries.
Contact details: Contact the Program Manager, Karl Paal, on (03) 6233 5506 or at Karl.Paal@development.tas.gov.au
Deadline: Applications open 21 April 2013 and close 24 May 2013