Citrus Growers Fund

The Citrus Growers Fund supports South Australian citrus growers. Payments from the Fund are made to Citrus Australia South Australia Region, for it to carry out projects and activities that benefit the Industry.

Citrus fund grower contributions

Citrus growers contribute $1.00 to the fund for every tonne of citrus fruit packed.

Your contribution is deducted by the packer or the processor from the price it pays for your fruit and paid to the Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).

Citrus fund information for packers and processors

Citrus packers and processors collect $1.00 for every tonne of citrus packed.

Contributions are deducted from the sale price of the fruit then paid to PIRSA.

To collect fund contributions:

  • Deduct $1.00 for every tonne from the sale price of the fruit.
  • Complete a contribution form.
  • Send PIRSA the completed contribution form and payment within 28 days of the end of each quarter.

Refunds

Growers can ask PIRSA for a refund of your citrus fund contributions.

To apply:

  1. Complete a Citrus Growers Fund Refund Form (DOC 99.0 KB)
  2. Attach copies of your packer or processor statements.
  3. Send your application to PIRSA in July.

Contact

Simon Treloar
Email: Simon.Treloar@sa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 8429 0468

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Page Last Reviewed: 22 Apr 2015
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