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In a Victorian State Government media release on 20th December 2017, measures were announced to help local farmers reduce energy costs, maintain competitiveness and create local jobs by providing on farm energy assessments, as well as grants to improve energy efficiency and install renewable energy systems.

The Agriculture Energy Investment Plan will start in 2018 and provides:
• $5 million for energy efficiency assessments on farm
• $20 million in grants to support farmers invest in energy efficiency and generation technology
• $1.5 million to demonstrate energy efficiency and generation measures on farm
• $2.5 million to link farmers and businesses to information, education resources and apps
• $1 million in research to commercialise research for the farming sector.

To register your interest and learn more about the plan go to
Agriculture Victoria - Agriculture Energy Investment Plan

Call 1300 834 775 to find out what assistance we may be able to provide you, or make an appointment with one of our experienced Rural Financial Counsellors.

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