Grants are available up to a maximum of $250,000 with a 50 per cent cash contribution requirement from applicants. Example projects eligible could include the development of new products or markets, or improved business processes where such investment creates employment.
When it comes to international trade, Australian sheepmeat and wool exports are benefiting most from Australia’s relationship with China. However, with the first importation of foreign wheat in a decade thanks to drought, grain and cattle exports have a longer road ahead and serious competition. Read why in our latest Farming on the Front Foot update.
The 2019-20 Federal Budget is designed to showcase the return to surplus (and by default the Government’s economic credentials) and engage voters with initiatives to make them feel like they are more prosperous. A massive infrastructure spend adds to this sentiment.