These grants will support Landcare and farming groups to undertake sustainable agriculture projects and activities. Eligible groups are invited to apply for a grant of up to $10,000 (ex GST). Grants will fund sustainable agriculture projects that protect or improve the environment while enhancing farming productivity, through the adoption of sustainable farming practices and / or increased knowledge and capacity. Applications due 01 May 2017.
Please contact Claudia at the Landcare Office to discuss ideas for your project. Phone 9863 4225 South West Catchments Council, PO Box 5066, BUNBURY, WA 6230 Australia
Visit swccnrm.org.au for more information.
New website for employers and employees in agriculture
A number of key industry bodies have got together to create “People in Agriculture”, a website that features information on employment law, news, career management and professional practice. It is a free resource built for all employees and employers within the agricultural industry. The site is mobile friendly, which means that all this information can be accessed wherever and whenever you need it. Visit www.peopleinag.com.au