FARM BUSINESS SKILLS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The NSW Government has developed a $45 million Farm Business Skills Professional Development Program
to support farm business in all conditions, but particularly preparing for and responding to drought.
The program is to encourage peer learning and/or coaching, and a supportive environment to build
capacity and knowledge within the business.
The program encompasses;
• management of risk
• financial and business management
• farm business planning/drought preparedness
Farmers are able to apply for a range of approved courses in the above areas.
Reimbursement of costs is available from the RAA for up to 50% of eligible costs upon completion of a
Maximum reimbursement of $5,000 applies for any farm, with reimbursements capped at $9,000 per