NT Horticultural Netting Program

If you’re a primary producer of horticultural crops in the Northern Territory (NT), you may be eligible for funding to buy and install netting.

You can apply for up to $100,000 on a 50:50 co-contribution basis for:

  • new or replacement netting
  • associated support structures for commercial land use.

Who can apply

You can apply if you:

  • are registered with the Australian Taxation Office as a primary production business and have an Australian business number
  • are a property owner, share farmer or lease holder in the horticulture industry in the NT
  • buy and install protective netting over existing commercial horticulture produce
  • earn more than 50% of your total income from primary productions.

Before you apply

Before you apply, you must have the following supporting documents:

  • a project overview
  • evidence of:
    • your business as a primary production business
    • ownership for the commercial land proposed for this project
    • funding to cover your co-contribution
  • financial statements for your primary production business for the past 2 years
  • a written quote or estimate for the project’s specifications.

How to apply

To apply, follow these steps:

Step 1. Read the terms and conditions.

NT Horticultural Netting Program terms and conditions PDF (166.5 KB)
NT Horticultural Netting Program terms and conditions DOCX (75.2 KB)

Step 2. Apply through GrantsNT.

If you don’t have an account, you must create one (even if you’re a sole trader).

Step 3. Submit your application by 30 June 2024.

Applications will close on this date or when all funds are handed out - whichever comes first.

After you apply

Your application will be assessed for eligibility.

To notify you of the outcome, the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade will contact you.

If you’re eligible, you will also need to undergo a due diligence process to determine your:

  • financial capability
  • project’s commercial feasibility.


For more information, email plant.industries@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 21 June 2022

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