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Tasmania’s forestry contractors can now apply for funding to improve their business practices under the $500 000 Forestry Contractor Resilience Program, which is being delivered through Rural Business Tasmania.

Under the program, Tasmanian forestry harvest and haulage contractors have the opportunity to work with specialists in business and financial management to identify future opportunities and build stability and resilience into their operations.

Tasmania’s forestry contractors can now apply for funding to improve their business practices under the $500 000 Forestry Contractor Resilience Program, which is being delivered through Rural Business Tasmania.

Under the program, Tasmanian forestry harvest and haulage contractors have the opportunity to work with specialists in business and financial management to identify future opportunities and build stability and resilience into their operations.

Eligible applicants will receive five hours of professional business coaching and may also be eligible for up to $15,000 to deliver agreed business improvements.

Applications opened on Monday 28 October 2019 and close 31 July 2020.

The Program’s guidelines and application form are available from Rural Business Tasmania at www.ruralbusinesstasmania.org.au or by calling 1300 883 276.