ACT Rural Grants Project

ACT Rural Grants Project

Applications are now open for a new ACT rural grants project that will support ACT rural landholders to adopt innovative sustainable farming practices, improve soil and pasture health, increase groundcover and prepare for drought, Director-General of the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, Dorte Ekelund, announced today.

“Over the next three years, the ACT Government will offer a total of $450,000 worth of grants through the ‘ACT Rural Landholders Taking the Next Step’ project,” Ms Ekelund said.

Here is a link to the ACT Rural Grants website (which has the guidelines and application form):

Press release: http://


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