Food Waste Waste not, want not: $6 mill. to turn animal waste into wealth
Coalition Government funding for the $180.5 mill. Rural R&D for Profit programme is on top of around $700 mill. that the government already invests in rural R&D each year.
The Rural R&D for Profit programme funds projects that address the government's rural RD&E priorities: advanced technology, biosecurity, managing natural resources, as well as promoting industry and on-farm adoption of R&D. The first two rounds of the Rural R&D for Profit programme delivered grant funding of almost $79 mill. for 29 projects, matched by more than $109 mill. in cash and in-kind contributions from successful grantees and their partners.