Do you require assistance with the Flood Primary Producer Clean-up Grants or the Transport Subsidy for Primary Producers? Ph AgriGrowth Tasmania on 6777 2233 or email AGT.Admin@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Note - close off dates for primary producer flood assistance are:
Natural Disaster Transport Subsidy - initial claims had to have been submitted by 30 November 2016. Primary producers then have 6 months from the date of the first movement to make further claims.
Primary Producer Clean-up Grants - application closing date has been extended to 31 March 2017.
Visit the TasALERT / Flood Recovery / Flood assistance web page to download the guidelines and application forms. or contact AgriGrowth Tasmania.
For detail about the Agricultural Landscape Rehabilitation Scheme contact NRM North on 1300 043 116 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Nominations close 31 March 2017. Guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from the NRM North web page.
Flooding may be caused by heavy localised rains or floodwaters slowly flowing across the landscape or both.
Although some of the resources listed below are from other States, the information is relevant to Tasmanian farmers in managing floods.
Planning for floods, DPIPWE
Flood Preparation Checklist, Business Tasmania
Preparing for floods, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Dam Emergencies, DPIPWE
Tips and Strategies
FAQ Accessing Fodder in Emergency Situations, Tasmania
Fodder in Tasmania, Biosecurity Tasmania (including purchasing/moving fodder within Tasmania and importing from interstate)
Livestock Management when it's very wet underfoot, Meat and Livestock Australia
Dairy - managing in wet conditions, Dairy Australia
Dairy - prepare for flood, Dairy Australia
Dairy - recovery from flood, Dairy Australia
Dealing with and log jams after flooding, DPIPWE
Helping your animals, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Buying hay or silage after a flood, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Weed strategies following flood, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Managing horticulture crops after floods, Queensland Government
Flooded vineyard case studies, Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation
Managing Vineyards After a Wet Winter and Spring, Australian Wine Research Institute
Recovery of pastures after floods, Department of Environment and Primary Industries Victoria
Managing potato crop recovery after flooding, Horticulture Industry Network
Farm Recovery After Flood, Agriculture Victoria