Cattle Compensation Fund
Victoria's Cattle Compensation Fund (CCF) is established under the Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (the Act) and funded from duty collected on the sale of cattle, calves or cattle carcases.
In accordance with the Act, the Minister for Agriculture may make payments from the CCF to fund program and projects for the benefit of the cattle industry in Victoria.
These payments can only been made once the Minister for Agriculture has considered recommendations from the Cattle Compensation Advisory Committee.
Cattle Compensation Advisory Committee (CCAC)
The CCAC consists of six members who represent the cattle industry, livestock agents profession, meat processing industry and the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Resources (DJPR).
Current members are:
- Mr Ron Harris (Chair) – Cattle industry
- Mr Leonard Vallance – Cattle industry
- Mr Michael McCormack – Cattle industry
- Ms Elizabeth Summerville – Livestock agents profession
- Dr Mary Wu – Meat processing industry
- Vacant – DJPR representative.
Apply for a grant
Eligible applicants wishing to apply for the Cattle Compensation Fund can do so online until midnight on Friday 26 June 2020.
This link will open up a secure online application form.
For collaborative purposes the application can be commenced and saved as a PDF for sharing amongst applicant teams.