Forestry Transition Fund VIC

This program provides funding to businesses and industry groups to help them transition away from native timber harvesting.
Closes in 29 days

Closing date: Friday 22 March 2024 Fri 22 Mar 2024

What do you get?

Grants of up to $1 million and wage subsidies of $20,000 per native timber worker are available.

Who is this for?

Private businesses and industry groups in the forestry sector.


This program aims to support job creation and business development in or around the native timber communities in Gippsland and the north-east of Victoria.

This round supports the immediate creation of jobs in towns and communities affected by the Forestry Transition Program, particularly jobs for displaced timber workers.

Check if you can apply

Applications will be accepted from eligible businesses and other organisations significantly impacted by the implementation of the Forestry Transition plan and operating in or near the following towns and communities:

  • Bairnsdale
  • Benalla
  • Corryong
  • Heyfield, Maffra
  • Koondrook
  • Murrindindi
  • Noojee
  • Nowa Nowa, Buchan, Bruthen
  • Orbost
  • Swifts Creek, Omeo
  • Yarra Ranges
  • Yarram.

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