The Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) Water Efficiency Project will receive $177.5 million in Commonwealth funding to modernise and upgrade ageing off-farm water infrastructure in the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District while creating hundreds of jobs.
Basin farmers, landholders and community organisations are eligible for $6 million in grants to deliver practical on-ground projects that improve the health of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin.
Communities throughout the Murray-Darling Basin can apply for a share of $34 million in grants to stimulate job growth and boost economic development under the third round of the Economic Development Program (EDP).
The Coalition Government is continuing to bolster local industry with the financial close of a $24 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan to Signature Onfarm that will secure the expansion of the beef industry in central Queensland
NSW Murray-Darling Basin communities and the environment are set to benefit from $7.5 million in funding from the Australian Government until 2023 that aims to support the full rollout of the Fencing Northern Riverbank Program in New South Wales.