Primary Producer Bushfire Recovery Grant SA

The Primary Producer Bushfire Recovery Grant provides bushfire-affected primary producers in eligible local government areas with funding to help with clean-up and immediate restoration costs.
Close date: 30 Jun 2021 12:00 AM AEST.
Application detail:

Funding is available until 30 June 2021 or when the funding allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $75,000.

Who is this for?

Primary producers in the local government areas of the Adelaide Hills, Kangaroo Island, Murray Bridge, Mount Barker, Mid Murray, Yorke Peninsula and Kingston.


Farmers, fishers, private foresters and beekeepers affected by the recent bushfires in South Australia can apply for funding to go towards clean-up and restoration work.

The grant can go towards:

  • equipment and materials used in clean-ups
  • additional labour costs
  • disposing of damaged goods and injured or dead livestock
  • repairs to buildings (other than housing)
  • fencing repairs
  • replacing or repairing essential equipment
  • salvaging crops
  • treating livestock, poultry and aquaculture species
  • buying fodder, grain and feed for livestock and poultry
  • purchasing or hiring equipment used to immediately resume business
  • replacing essential water used for firefighting
  • water cartage
  • safety inspections

Funding cannot be used to repair damage:

  • to residential properties
  • covered under existing insurance policies

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be located in an eligible local government area
  • earn more than 50% of your income from primary production
  • spend part of your labour on primary production
  • have been carrying on your business at the time of the fires
  • not be a corporation

Applicants that don't earn more than 50% of their income from primary production may be eligible if they meet certain criteria.

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Primary Producer Bushfire Recovery Grant.