Grants and assistance

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) provide or support a number of funds and initiatives to develop our state's primary industries.

Bushfire recovery support

Charter boat fishery support

Drought support

Farming and agribusiness

Hail storm support

Industry funds

Loans for eligible cooperatives

Loan assistance is available to cooperatives engaged in processing and storing primary product that meet the requirements of the Commonwealth Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, sections 117-120. This assistance is called the 'Loans to Cooperatives Scheme'.

Eligible projects include the acquisition of assets associated with processing and storage of primary products. Ongoing working capital funds are sourced through the cooperatives financial institution.

For more information please call 1800 182 235, or email:


River Murray

Other programs

For information about State and Federal Government grants, visit the GRANTassist website.

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