River Murray Flood Primary Producer Recovery Grant


This program provides funding to flood impacted River Murray primary producers to help with relief and recovery costs.
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Application detail:

The grant will be available up to a date to be determined by the Commonwealth and relevant State Governments, having regard to flood water levels.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $75,000.

Who is this for?

Primary producers impacted by the 2022-23 River Murray floods.

Overview

Funding is available to help pay for the costs of the relief, clean-up and reinstatement of primary production enterprises that have been directly impacted by the 2022-23 River Murray floods.

The maximum grant amount available is $75,000, split into 2 payments:

  • An initial up-front payment of $25,000. To support this claim, evidence of direct damage is required.
  • A subsequent amount of up to $50,000. To support this claim, full evidence of payment is required.

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To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a primary producer
  • devote part of their labour to the primary production enterprise
  • derive at least 50% of their gross income from primary production in an average year, or from value adding products made directly from raw produce grown by the applicant
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the disaster
  • have a primary production enterprise that is located in the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster and have suffered direct damage as a result of the eligible disaster
  • have been engaged in carrying on the primary production enterprise when affected by the eligible disaster
  • intend to reestablish the primary production enterprise in the same community, region or sector as the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster
  • be primarily responsible for meeting the costs claimed in the applications.

Primary producer businesses must be located within the following affected local government areas:

  • Alexandrina Council
  • Berri Barmera Council
  • Coorong District Council
  • District Council of Karoonda East Murray
  • District Council of Loxton Waikerie
  • Mid Murray Council
  • Pastoral Unincorporated Area
  • Renamark Paringa Council
  • Rural City of Murray Bridge.

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