How much funding is available?
You can apply for up to 50% of costs associated with horticulture netting, up to a maximum of $300,000.

Who can apply?

  • Primary production businesses
  • Property owners
  • Share farmers
  • Lease holders and businesses that operate as a sole trader
  • Partnership, trust or private company in horticulture.

What will the grant fund?
Funding will cover the costs of third-party providers of permanent and throw-over protective netting and associated support structures required for installation. Written quotes or cost estimates from a third-party supplier will need to be included with the application.

To be eligible for a Horticulture Netting Infrastructure Grant you must meet the following criteria:

  • As the property owner and operator, share-farmer or lessee, you earn more than 50% of your gross income from your primary production business under normal seasonal circumstances.
  • Netting infrastructure is installed for horticulture cropping established on your property.
  • Land to be covered had an established use of horticultural cropping before 16 December 2019.
  • Costs associated with the purchase and installation of protective netting including throw-over protective netting have been incurred since 16 December 2019.
  • You are registered as a primary production business with the Australian Tax Office and have an Australian Business Number.
  • You are not received funding from another government program for the same activities.

More information
Please contact the PIRSA Horticultural Netting Infrastructure Program on:
Phone: 1800 931 314 between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
Read more:

Planning Considerations for Horticulture Fact Sheet (PDF 553.9 KB)
PIRSA’s Horticulture initiative.

Apply for a grant
1. Before you apply, download and read the grant guidelines. 
Netting Infrastructure Program Fund Guidelines (PDF 637.7 KB)
2. Submit a grant application form.
Grant application form (DOCX 580.7 KB)

Applications close on 30 June 2023 or when funding is has been exhausted, whichever comes first.
Use the email subject: Netting Infrastructure Grant Program.


Send completed applications with supporting documentation to:
Horticultural Netting Infrastructure Program 
PIRSA Rural Solutions SA 
GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001

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