Farm Business Resilience Program (Tasmania)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​About Farm Business Resilience

The Farm Business Resilience Program subsidises learning and development opportunities for farmers, farm managers, and employees – focused on improving strategic farm management capabilities that lead to making better decisions, more often.​

What do I get?

Designed for all enterprises large and small, this program is ideal for:

  • Providing business coaching to improve your confidence in making business decisions and managing farm risk.

  • Giving you the knowledge and tools needed to get the most out of your farming business.

  • Helping you develop strategies and actions on how to manage risks and progress opportunities.

  • Offering new skills and techniques to build your own personal resilience, to help you focus on the opportunities and be equipped to deal with challenges.

How can I get involved?

The learning and business coaching opportunities are linked to your farm enterprise.

Dairy Farmers – Contact DairyTas on 03 6432 2233 for details on the Dairy Australia’s Our Farm Our Plan or visit the DairyTas website​

Mixed farming, red meat, fibre, cropping horticultural, apicultural, viticultural and aquacultural* farmers - Contact RMCG for details and to register your interest on 03 5441 4821 or visit the Tas Farming Future website

* wild catch fishing and public listed aquacultural companies are excluded under Future Drought Fund Guidelines.

Wh​at does it cost?

The Farm Business Resilience Program offers highly subsidised training. ​

Dairy farmers are encouraged to contact DairyTas for details of co-contributions.

Mixed farming, red meat, fibre, cropping horticultural, apicultural, viticultural and aquacultural* farmers are required to make an upfront co-contribution of $550 (including GST), with the remainder of the training costs covered by the Farm Business Resilience Program.​

​Where can I get other information on seasonal conditions and farm resilience?

There are a number of resources supported by NRE Tas and the Australian Government's Future Drought Fund to assist farmers with the current seasonal conditions.

FarmPoint 1300 292 292 - The contact point for all your farming inquiries.

Drought Ready Tasmania​ - For more information on supporting Tasmania to be drought ready.

TAS Farm Innovation Hub - Resources to build critical skills and knowledge to prepare for drought and climate change.  

 Farm Business Resilience Flyer (PDF 321Kb)

​The FBR program is supported by the Tasmanian Government and the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund​.  



PO Box 46,
Kings Meadows, TAS, 7249.