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PSAI Small-scale pig and poultry farm planning workshops (Colac)

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Colac

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83-85 Gellibrand St

Colac, VIC 3250

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This workshop is one of several workshops being delivered across regional Victoria to support new and existing small-scale pig and poultry producers prepare a land use planning permit application.

The workshops are aimed at improving pig and poultry producer knowledge of the land use planning requirements and particularly the 2018 land use definitions for pig and poultry farms; and to assist current and new producers submit a planning permit application to local government.

The workshops will:

  • Inform and educate small-scale pig and poultry producers about their planning requirements;

  • Provide participants with guidance on how to complete a planning application;

  • Provide information and guidance on the development of a property and locality plan and nutrient management plan for small-scale pig and poultry farms to support a planning permit application;

  • Help participants to identify advice and site improvements needed to support their planning permit application.

The workshop will also help producers to identify on-farm works, advice and other activities required to support a planning permit application that may be eligible for the grants program. Producers are required to first attend a workshop to be eligible for the grants program. More information on the grants program is available at www.agriculture.vic.gov.au/planning-animal-industries.

The workshop is free to existing small-scale pig and poultry producers and producers proposing to establish a small-scale pig or poultry farm. Please note pre-workshop materials will be circulated to participants prior to the workshop and may require up to two hours to complete.

Separately, new and existing low density mobile outdoor pig and poultry producers may be interested in attending a farm visit showcasing the key elements of these production systems in meeting the land use planning requirements. Participants interested in attending a farm visit should contact psai@ecodev.vic.gov.au. Dates will be determined based on demand. This registration does not include a farm visit.

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