Smart Farming Partnerships – are you making a submission?

Round 2 of National Landcare Program Smart Farming Partnerships is now open!
FBA are here to help you navigate through the application process.

Landholders, community groups and other stakeholders can apply for a grant which proposes innovation in sustainable resource management in practice or capacity building.

Projects with an Outcome 2 focus:

– encouraging effective partnerships between stakeholders, including industry, regional,community, Landcare and Indigenous groups, research and teaching organisations and governments, to extend new information and training in an innovative way to drive on-farm practice change that improves management of natural resources

– encouraging the uptake of new natural resources management practices through projects that foster supply chain linkages to ensure the clear flow of market signals and to improve the capacity of Australian farmers to demonstrate the sustainability of their operations and the traceability of their products.

– training fishers in innovative ways to improve their knowledge and skills in areas such as ecosystem management and sustainable fishing practices

– encouraging uptake of natural resources management practices through improved and innovative information-sharing amongst commercial fishers, recreational fishers and the community

Download the full guidelines here

For FBA’s support, call our Regional Landcare Agriculture Facilitator –

Vicki Horstman
0419 160 537
or email

Applications close May 17.