- $225 million for better GPS technology to allow farmers to access precision agricultural technologies that allow them to more accurately sow seeds in between rows of harvested crops and manage the distribution of water, fertiliser and herbicides.
- $51.3 million over four years to boost growth in Australia’s agriculture and food exports to secure Australia’s position as a world leading agriculture exporter and support agriculture and export jobs.
- $140 million grant and $50 million loan for Western Australia’s Myalup-Wellington project.
- $3.6 million over five years to extend the Indonesia-Australia Red Meat and Cattle Partnership to help support beef exports to Indonesia.
- $6.3 million to extend funding to give farmers access to a broader range of agricultural and veterinary chemicals. This is to support collaboration between growers, chemical manufacturers and rural research and development corporations.
- $4.7 million to improve the collection of agricultural labour force data to better understand the skills and labour gaps that farmers face.
- $36.9 million to provide greater access to satellite data that identify physical changes to the Australian environment. This is to help agricultural, mining and marine industries improve their efficiency, reduce waste and improve environmental management practices.
- $6.6 million for research and development and key infrastructure to help combat pest animals and weeds.
- $176 million towards building the Rookwood Weir in Queensland.
- $11.6 million for Queensland’s Mareeba Dimbulah Water Supply Scheme.
- $3 million for Queensland’s Nogoa MacKenzie Water Supply Scheme.
- $10.1 million over three years to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to support its ICT systems and digitise its most important and frequently used paper files.
- $20 million over four years to support growth in Australia’s renewable timber and wood fibre industry.
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