Artisanal sector program – Stage one grants are now open!
Eligible artisanal producers can now apply for grants of up to $5,000 per applicant.
For a definition of artisanal agriculture click here.
Program details are available here.
3-4 September 2018
Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne
The AusAg & Foodtech Summit 2018 translates Australian science into business, putting the spotlight on investment in agritech and foodtech innovation.
Building on the success of the 2017 event, the Summit draws together the agritech and foodtech ecosystem to advance commercialisation opportunities and foster relationships between …
Information is now available for families to make healthier food choices, with new kilojoule labelling laws coming into effect this week.
From 1 May, large Victorian fast food and supermarket chains are required to display the kilojoule content of ready-to-eat food and drinks, along with the average adult daily energy intake of 8,700 …
The Victorian Government will partner with Birchip Cropping Group and Longerenong College to deliver an agricultural skills and training initiative in the heart of the Wimmera.
Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced $578,000 for the first stage of the Agriculture Technology Innovation, Development and Extension program (AgTIDE) – a …
Image courtesy of Waste Management Review
Source: Waste Management Review
Soft plastics from plastic bags and packaging and glass bottle equivalents will be diverted from landfill to construct a Victorian road in an Australian-first trial.
Integrated infrastructure organisation Downer and Hume City Council have partnered with resource recovery and recycling companies Close the Loop …
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The Victorian Government is supporting Meatco’s $2 million refurbishment and recommissioning of the Mildura Abattoir facility, creating 80 new jobs and driving economic growth in the region through exports of up to $32 million a year.
Construction of the new facility is well advanced and Meatco expects to …
The Victorian Government’s Horticulture Innovation Fund is supporting another six organisations across regional Victoria to help horticulture businesses innovate, expand and employ more people.
The latest recipients of the Fund will receive grants of up to $50,000 to help grower businesses test and adapt new technologies and processes to boost production, exports into …
A new round of funding is now available under the Victorian Government’s Sector Growth Program, which offers up to $1 million to support projects that create jobs, and drive growth, productivity and competitiveness of local businesses.
To date, the Program has supported great projects such as a 4D scanner to better …
Victoria’s recycling industry has been provided a $1 million funding package as part of the State Government’s response to China’s National Sword policy.
The move is part of the Victorian Government’s $13 million package towards councils and industry to support the ongoing collection of household recyclable waste.
Funding will be available to …
Victoria’s farmers have been given a digital boost with the Victorian Government today announcing $15 million to enhance agricultural technology on farm.
It brings the government’s total investment in digital agriculture to $27 million, following $12 million for the Internet of Things (IoT) on farm demonstration trial in 2016-17.
Read the full press release here