Priority Sector Collaborative Grant of $58,397.50 for feasibility studies.
The local jobs fund allowed NT Farmers Association (NTFA) to explore the viability of building the NT’s first cotton gin.
The NT Farmers Association (NTFA) engaged PricewaterhouseCoopers to conduct a feasibility study and business plan into the viability of a modern cotton industry in the Territory. The report reinforcing Katherine as the best location for the cotton gin (a machine for cleaning cotton of its seeds) calculating 400,000 bales of cotton could be produced in the Territory over the next 10 years.
* Photo credit the Tipperary Group