Information on grants awarded by the department in 2015–16 is available at
Grants programs have the specific purpose of providing grant funding and have published grant program guidelines.
TABLE 32 Grants programs for 2015–16
Carbon Farming Futures—Action on the Ground
Carbon Farming Futures—Extension and Outreach
Carbon Farming Futures—Filling the Research Gap
Sustainable management—natural resources
National Landcare Program
(including Innovation Grants, 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants, Regional Delivery)
National Landcare Program—Sustainable Agriculture Small Grants Round 2015–16
Farm Profits through Rural Research and Development
Assistance Grants—Improved Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agvet Chemicals
Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Rural Financial Counselling Service 2005–2016
Rural Financial Counselling Service 2016–2019
Managing Farm Risk Program
International market access
Australia–China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement Program
Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation Program
Biosecurity and export services
Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis
Package Assisting Small Exporters
Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program—On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program
Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program—New South Wales Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program
Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program—Private Irrigation Infrastructure Program in South Australia
a No new rounds called, management of existing grants only.
b Joint program with the Department of the Environment.
c Transferred from the Department of the Environment following the machinery of government change during 2015–16.
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