Livestock Underpass Grant Scheme

Agency: Regional Growth Fund 

Closing: 5pm on 30 June 2024, or when funding has been exhausted  

Eligibility: To be eligible for this grant you must be either: 

  • an entity operating a licensed abattoir or livestock saleyard 
  • a primary producer who has earned more than 50% of your gross income for the past 2 years from your primary production business, under normal seasonal circumstances  

Livestock underpass grants are funded by the Regional Growth Fund to provide financial assistance to eligible livestock primary producers, abattoirs and saleyards to establish livestock underpasses linking farming properties (or abattoir or saleyard) that are crossed by public roads. 

Funding will cover the costs associated with an independent authorised contractor approved by the relevant public road authority for services and materials needed for the construction and installation of new livestock underpass projects. Written quotes or cost estimates from an independent third-party suppliers will need to be included with your application. 

Amounts 

A total of $500,000 in grants is available for the construction and installation of livestock underpass infrastructure. 

You can apply for up to 50% of eligible costs associated with construction and installation of an underpass, up to a maximum of $100,000. 

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