Opportunities

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Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program

  The Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program is offering rural and regional Victorian women involved in agriculture or the agriculture supply chain the opportunity to apply for funded places on established leadership and mentoring courses over the next three years (2019-2021). These programs are the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program, the Williamson Community [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Recruiting corporate riders to fight hunger

L-R: Chris Scott, Commercial Partnerships Manager Foodbank; Baden Cooke, Hunger Ride Ambassador; and Ray Montague, Managing Director Montague. The Jazz™ Apple team is looking for two to three apple or pear professionals with a love of cycling to join their team for The Hunger Ride, a 1-day corporate cycling challenge through 172kms of Victoria’s [...]

By |October 31st, 2018|Opportunities|

Masterclass in Horticultural Business Scholarships

**The closing date for applications for the 2019 scholarships has been extended until 19 November.   Hort Innovation is offering two $10,000 scholarships for apple and/or pear growers who pay an industry levy or are employed by a levy paying business for the Masterclass in Horticultural Business program at the University of Tasmania in 2019. Read [...]

By |October 29th, 2018|Opportunities, Scholarships|

Hort Innovation apple and pear industry internships

Hort Innovation's Graduate Engagement Program is a scholarship for final-year university students granted with the intention of drawing promising graduates to the industry who might not have otherwise considered a future in horticulture. Following a 10-12 week internship, successful applicants will then be offered a graduate year following the completion of their degree. Two of [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Opportunities, Scholarships|

National Rural Women’s Coalition Canberra Muster

  The 2018 National Rural Women's Coalition (NRWC) Canberra Muster is a leadership development program specifically for rural, remote, and regional (RRR) women aged between 25-40. Over a three-day program of workshops in Canberra, participants will develop their leadership skills and confidence, enjoying guest speakers and a visit to our Australian Parliament. Successful participants agree [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Artisanal Sector Program grants

The Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has announced a series of grants, an Artisanal Sector Roadmap, and the launch of an online portal for artisan producers. Stage one grants support artisan producers to improve productivity or grow their business through small-scale investments in equipment, skills, and services. Stage one grants are open now until 31 January 2019. [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Queensland Rural Economic Development Grants Program

The Queensland Government has announced a new $10 million Rural Economic Development Grants Program open to projects the Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner has called 'shovel-ready'. “A slice of the $10 million will be awarded to successful projects across regional Queensland that add value to agricultural products, help to develop new markets, or [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Federal Export Grants for Small to Medium Businesses

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) grant opportunity will support SME Export Hubs in the development of local, regional, and Indigenous brands through business collaborations in the identified areas of competitive strength. The grants range from $150,000 to $1.5 million to help establish and/or operate Small and Medium Enterprises export hubs in the six Growth [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|

Drip and microjet irrigation users workshops

Agriculture Victoria is hosting two free half-day workshops for drip and microjet irrigation users, which will be presented by Jeremy Giddings (Agriculture Victoria) and Peter Henry (Netafim Australia). The workshops will be held in Rutherglen on Wednesday 24 Oct and Tatura on Thursday 25 Oct. Topics: Understanding designs and specification sheets System monitoring: measuring pressures and discharge [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Queensland Small Business Digital Grants Program

The Small Business Digital Grants Program can assist small businesses to access digital technologies and services to help them work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption. Available funding Matched funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Grants and Finance, Opportunities|