Minyip Progress Association's president is hopeful farmers will be able to use the town's long-awaited unmanned fuel pumps by this year's harvest.
It follows Yarriambiack Shire Council finalising how it would pay for its contribution to the $180,000 project at its August meeting.
Don Orr said the two bowsers, and electronic equipment to run them, would be coming from Germany.
"The breaking point will be whether we can get it here quickly or not, but at this stage, we are looking at mid-December," he said.
"If you need ten litres of fuel for your lawn mower, at the moment we've got to travel 25 kilometres. We need fuel in this town when the harvest starts, and for when the tourists come back."
Mr Orr said the progress association would focus solely on the fuel project for the rest of the years. It has recently finished putting a public library in one of the front rooms at Emma's Cafe on Minyip's main street.
Though not a farmer himself, Mr Orr helps out in Minyip during harvest as a driver when needed.
Yarriambiack Shire mayor Graeme Massey said the council debated the tender process to fund the fuel pumps at a closed session on August 26.
"The shire is putting in money through the (federal) Drought Communities Program, and there was discussion in how we were going to make up a shortfall, which has been agreed to," he said.
"The tender that came in was a bit higher than expected.
"The shortfall wasn't a great deal, instalment a matter of how it was going to be paid back and the installment. It was just a tidying up of the arrangement we had with the progress association."
The community, including a Minyip pub, has also raised money to finance the fuel project.
Bonney Energy has been contracted as the fuel distributor.
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