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Tas forestry contractors can access funding for business opportunities

Tasmania’s forestry contractors can now apply for funding to improve their business practices under the $500,000 Forestry Contractor Resilience Program, which is being delivered through Rural Business Tasmania. Source: Timberbiz

Under the program, Tasmanian forestry harvest and haulaage contractors have the opportunity to work with specialists in business and financial management to identify future opportunities and build stability and resilience into their operations.

Eligible applicants will receive hours of professional business coaching and may also be eligible for up to $15,000 to deliver agreed business improvements.

Applications opened on Monday 28 October 2019. The Program’s guidelines and application form are available from Rural Business Tasmania at or by calling 1300 883 276.