Grant and Support Programs

DairyTas provides small project grants to assist regional groups, industry and advisors with local projects for the dairy industry. Projects supported by DairyTas have included:

  • Minor Use Permits for Tasmanian Dairy
  • People for Dairy in Circular Head
  • Women in Agriculture history book
  • Hagley Farm School Dairy Interpretation Centre
  • Tasmanian Dairy Gourmet Guide
  • TIA Dairy Centre Calf Feeding Trial

Application process

DairyTas invites applications that encourage dairy industry groups to plan, carry out and promote their own on-farm demonstration or extension project to improve the performance and profitability of dairy farms in their locality. Projects are eligible for grants of up to $10,000.

Applications for projects must address priorities identified in the Dairy Industry Strategic Plan and have direct value to group members and their locality. Priority areas include:

  • Assisting dairy farmers to manage change
  • Improving whole-farm productivity and profitability
  • Sustaining the natural resource base
  • Animal and feedbase performance
  • Improving business and management skills
  • Training and education

Tasmanian Dairy Industry Strategic Plan 2016–21

An outline of the Tasmanian Dairy Industry Strategic Plan 2016–21 focusing on creating a globally competitive, profitable and sustainable industry.
Corporate Documents


  • DairyTas Small Project Grants Program A Guide for Applicants

    (09 July 2020)
    PDF,261.29 KB
  • DairyTas Small Grant Application

    (09 July 2020)
    DOCX,16.68 KB

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