The Australian Government is assisting the Tasmanian Government and its irrigation sector to implement water resource development projects under the Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program.
Supporting more efficient irrigation in Tasmania
The Australian Government has provided $140 million for Tasmania to undertake a number of sustainable irrigation infrastructure projects under the Implementation Plan for Supporting More Efficient Irrigation in Tasmania.
Project agreement for Tasmanian Irrigation Tranche II
Following the success of the “Supporting more efficient irrigation in Tasmania” program the Australian Government committed a further $60 million to further enhancing and increasing irrigated agriculture in Tasmania. This new program of funding is known as Tasmanian Irrigation Tranche II.
The Commonwealth is supporting Tasmanian Irrigation to implement this project under the Project Agreement for Tasmanian Irrigation Tranche II.