Swine Compensation Fund
Victoria's Swine Compensation Fund (SCF) is established under the Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (the Act) and funded from duty collected on the sale of pigs, or pig carcases.
In accordance with the Act, the Minister for Agriculture may make payments from the SCF to fund program and projects for the benefit of the swine industry in Victoria.
These payments can only been made once the Minister for Agriculture has considered recommendations from the Swine Industry Projects Advisory Committee.
Swine Industry Projects Advisory Committee (SIPAC)
The SIPAC consists of five members who represent the swine industry and the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR).
Current members are:
- Mr Michael Rosier (Chair) – DJPR representative
- Mr John Bourke – swine industry
- Mr Tim Kingma – swine industry
- Dr Patricia Mitchell – swine industry
- Dr Rachael Holmes – DJPR representative.
Apply for a grant
Eligible applicants wishing to apply for the Swine 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.
Summary of previous projects
- Swine Compensation Fund – Summary of projects 2018–19 (PDF - 610.1 KB)
- Swine Compensation Fund – Summary of projects 2018–19 (WORD - 5.4 MB)
- Swine Compensation Fund – Summary of projects 2017–18 (PDF - 475.0 KB)
- Swine Compensation Fund – Summary of projects 2017–18 (WORD - 5.0 MB)
- Swine Compensation Fund – Summary of projects 2016–17 (PDF - 610.8 KB)
- Swine Compensation Fund – Summary of projects 2016–17 (WORD - 20.8 KB)