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