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Cows out of Creeks for Circular Head Dairy and Beef

DairyTas in conjunction with the Tasmanian State Government is pleased to be providing funding for “Cows out of Creeks”
This is a collaborative approach between dairy and beef industries to help protect our waterways. It builds on the Clean Rivers program undertaken in the dairy industry, which has seen 137 farm businesses undertake effluent upgrades or off-stream watering projects to protect and improve water quality in Tasmanian catchments. The first round of Cows out of Creeks funding in Circular received fantastic support from farmers and we are looking to continue progressing good environmental/animal welfare practices in the region.

Grant funds of $5,000 (+GST) per farm are available to cover off-stream watering systems including troughs, pump, pipe, water tanks, stock crossings and fencing to ensure cattle are not accessing waterways in the Circular Head region.

Applications have been extended to 19th November 2018
Applicants notified by 25th November 2018.
Go here to apply for the grant or download the PDF for further information

All projects must be completed by 1 March 2020 and claim forms with invoices submitted by 31 March 2020.

Every Tasmanian farmer should be happy to swim, fish and drink the water downstream from their farm
Project supported by Greenhams and TasWater.

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