Horticultural Netting Program – Trial Expansion QLD


This program provides funding to QLD horticulturalists to help them purchase and install netting over established production areas.
Open

Closes in 574 days

Closing date: Tuesday 30 April 2024 Tue 30 Apr 2024

Application detail:

Applications close 30 April 2024, or when funds are fully committed, whichever occurs first.

What you get?

50% of eligible costs to a maximum of $300,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland horticulturalists.

Overview

Funding may be used for:

  • the purchase cost of permanent protective netting, throw over netting and associated infrastructure such as poles (either new infrastructure or replacement of existing infrastructure that has been damaged or requires replacing)
  • costs associated with engaging contractors to install the permanent protective netting and associated infrastructure
  • costs directly associated with engaging contractors to conduct preparatory activities directly necessary for the installation of permanent protective netting (e.g. costs of removing existing netting).

Wine grape plantings are ineligible for this program.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must be a primary producer and:

  • protective netting must be purchased and installed after 16 December 2019 for apple and pear crops and after 14 December 2021 for all other horticultural crops
  • the land on which netting is to be installed must have an established use of horticultural production prior to 16 December 2019 for apple and pear crops, and prior to 14 December 2021 for all other horticultural crops
  • protective netting must be purchased and installed to increase horticultural productivity, by reducing the impacts of adverse weather events or animal predation, and to reduce water usage.

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Apply for the Horticultural Netting Program – Trial Expansion QLD

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.