The Victoria Hub (VIC Hub) is led by the University of Melbourne (UoM). The hub gives farmers and communities the tools to address the state's vulnerability to drought.
The Australian Government is contributing $8 million over 4 years through the Future Drought Fund. Hub partners will provide co-contributions of $22.5 million over 4 years.
VIC Hub and node locations
The core site is at UoM's regional campus in Dookie.
Hub nodes are in:
- NW Irrigated Horticulture
Drought affects every industry in Victoria, including:
The hub's vision is to enhance drought resilience on farms, in the environment, and in communities. Through the hub, farm businesses and communities will be better informed, more productive, and more profitable in the face of future droughts.
Visit the VIC Hub website to learn more.