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Committed to a sustainable future


Supporting landholders to care for the land through improved pasture management and environmental conservation with help from Gallagher Permanent and Portable Electric Fencing solutions.


Gallagher Landcare

For over 50 years, we have been committed to supporting Australian farmers by providing farm-fit solutions to help simplify the challenges faced by those working on the land.

We recognise that our simple to install, yet effective electric fencing solutions increasingly assist landholders to achieve not only more productive and profitable farming systems but help make them more sustainable as well.

Following the success of the 2021 grants, and our continuing support of projects aligned with priority areas of conservation, grazing management and feral animal exclusion, Gallagher and Landcare Australia are proud to offer the 2022 Gallagher Landcare Electric Fencing Grants.


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  • Eligible project grants
  • How to apply?
  • Who can apply?

 

Eligible Project Grants

Grant applications are open for projects that align with one or both of the below priority areas:

Grazing management
Electric fencing has revolutionized pasture management techniques meaning better profitability for farmers. Permanent or portable systems are used to subdivide pastures for more effective grazing, keeping the grass fresh, short, high energy and palatable which ultimately leads to increased milk and meat production; and/or

Conservation fencing
Installing electric conservation fencing can help exclude threats to valuable native plants and animals, such as: Browsing or trampling by herbivores (such as stock, rabbits or kangaroos); preventing damage from people; keeping out introduced pests.

Farm dam restoration
Restoring degraded farm dams into ecological assets by excluding or restricting livestock access can have significant benefits, including livestock health, improved drought resilience, water quality, biodiversity and ecological benefits by allowing native vegetation to establish and regenerate, reducing sedimentation and acting as a natural filter.

 

 

 

How to apply


Check to see if your project is within approximately a 100km radius from a Gallagher Territory Manager location. View map.


1
. Download and read the Grant Guidelines and Criteria and FAQs
2. All applications must be developed in consultation with your local Gallagher Territory Manager. Find your local Gallagher Territory Manager HERE
3. Arrange an on-site visit with your Local Gallagher Territory Manager before 27 June 2022.


Your Gallagher Territory Manager will determine the best Gallagher Electric Fencing Solution for your project goals and assist with product selection and pricing.

As part of the visit, your Gallagher Territory Manager will provide you with a completed Product List document, that you will need to successfully submit your application – your Product List contains important information about your project and must be submitted as part of the application process.


4. Login or register and start your grant application on the Landcare Australia Grant Site (this is a new portal).
5. Submit your application, including supporting images and your Product List, by 4 July 2022.
 

After reading the Guidelines and Criteria and determining if your project is within a 10km radius from a Gallagher Territory Manager location, if you have any questions, please call Landcare Australia on 1800 151 105  or email us.

 

 

Who can apply?

 

Project locations must be within approximately 100km radius from a *Gallagher Territory Manager location to ensure that our team are able to assist during all stages of the project from initial consult through to design and installation.

The Gallagher Landcare Electric Fencing Grants 2022 are open to:

- Landcare, Coastcare and Junior Landcare groups;
- Volunteer-based farming systems, community and environment groups; and
- Individual landholders, farmers, agriculturalists and graziers.


*Gallagher Territory Manager locations: William Bay, Perth, Cairns, Goondiwindi, Rockhampton, Murwillumbah, Quirindi, Dubbo, Mossvale, Corrygong, Wagga Wagga, Bainsdale, KilmoreBallarat, Warrnambool, Mt Gambier, and Launceston. See map.

 

 

 

 

Stay up to date with how Gallagher are supporting landholders to better care for the land.

 

Landcare Projects 

Read some of our customer stories below to discover more about some of these projects and how they have achieved their goals using Gallagher Permanent Electric Fencing solutions.

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Endangered rock wallabies get extra protection with smart fence technology

Gallagher Landcare Electric Fencing Grant is facilitating the installation of a Gallagher i Series Electric Fencing system featuring remote monitoring capabilities, and is set to play a key role in ensuring the wallabies are securely protected from predators.

Read the full story here

Graziers' land rehydration missions gets a boost with electric fencing grant

Gallagher Mega Anchor and Insulated Line Posts are being used to restrict cattle access to areas be rehabilitated, including a deep erosion incision that cuts through the property, and an intact "chain of ponds" - an environmentally-valuable natural feature.

Read the full story here

Gallagher feral proof electric fence excludes pigs to protect habitat

A 10-wire Gallagher Westonfence is protecting the critically endangered Western Swamp Tortoise by excluding feral pigs from a swamp, in the Mogumber Nature Reserve in Western Australia.

Read the full story here