Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Future Drought Fund Act 2019 (Cth)

Description: A short description of the legislation.

This legislation establishes the Future Drought Fund (FDF), which provides secure, continuous funding for drought resilience initiatives. It will help Australian farmers and communities prepare for the impacts of drought.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

Drought is an enduring feature of the Australian landscape. It has significant economic, social, and environmental impacts. The FDF offers a broad suit of programs, initiatives and government infrastructure which will work to support farmers' drought resilience.

Compliance information: Often the evidence of compliance against a piece of legislation is that there is not a breach of the Act. Where appropriate, the developers of this database have listed evidence which could be used to show compliance if a breach was to be found. Many Best Management Practice (BMP) schemes and other certifications in Australian agriculture include this evidence for accreditation.

The following documentation/information is required to provide evidence of compliance.


Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

Federal Register of Legislation →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.