Primary producers in the Yarra Ranges impacting by recent hailstorms and floods may now be eligible for financial support.
Concessional loans of up to $250,000 are now available to eligible farmers & growers impacted by the 23 March hailstorm event.
Properties that have been directly impacted or that have suffered a significant loss of income as a direct result of the 2023 hailstorm event are eligibly to apply for the Hailstorm Primary Producer Concessional Loan of up to $250,000 to restore or replace damaged assets, and meet general expenses incurred while the clean-up is underway. Applications close 14 November 2023 at 4pm.
Rural Finance administers this program which is jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments through Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.
A range of information and resources are available for flood and storm-affected primary producers, visit agriculture.vic.gov.au/floods.