Funding is now open (Wednesday 19 August 2015) and irrigators are urged to take up the opportunity and apply for funding while it is still available.
Sustaining the Basin Irrigated Farm Modernisation Program - Round 6
Sustaining the Basin: Irrigated Farm Modernisation (STBIFM) program Round 6 funding is now open (Wednesday 19 August 2015)
and irrigators are urged to take up the opportunity and apply for funding while it is still available.
Eligible project areas for Round 6 include:
- NSW Border Rivers: General security (Class B), high security and supplementary entitlement;
- Namoi River catchment downstream of Keepit Dam: General security, high security and supplementary entitlement;
- Barwon Darling: Unregulated (Class B and C) entitlement.
Applications for infrastructure funding for Round 6 close on Friday 30 October 2015.
Irrigators wishing to submit an application for funding must have a DPI verified Irrigated Farm Water Use Efficiency
Assessment (IFWUEA). Irrigators who need to prepare an IFWUEA must submit to DPI no later than Thursday 1 October 2015.
STBIFM is being delivered by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI). The Australian Government is
providing up to $111M of funding from the 'Sustainable Rural Water Use & Infrastructure' program.