Future Drought Fund hands out $1.4 million in round one with more to follow

Regional communities are expected to share in more than $1.4 million to help them better prepare for drought under the Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program. There are 33 grants paid out in round one, ranging from $10,000 to $139,000 to support community projects to build local drought resilience. For details of […]

Future Drought Fund is spending more than $11 million on a new generation of leaders

The Australia Government is spending in the hope of finding drought resilient leaders through the $5 billion Future Drought Fund. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said applications for the Drought Resilience Leaders program have opened in seven regions across Australia. “We know that farmers listen to farmers, and others in their community. […]