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Disaster Assistance

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Disaster recovery

If you've been directly impacted by a Queensland disaster event assistance may be available to help your business recover.

North Queensland Restocking, Replanting & On-farm Infrastructure Grants

Co-contribution grants of up to $400,000 for primary producers to restock, replant and repair after flooding.

Southern Queensland Bushfire Assistance

Primary producers, small businesses and non profit organisations in the Local Government Areas of the Scenic Rim Regional Council and the Southern Downs Regional Council who have suffered direct damage from the recent Southern Queensland bushfires may be able to apply for a low interest Disaster Assistance Loan.

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Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor

Primary producers and small businesses impacted by Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor and associated low pressure system, 19-27 March 2019 may be eligible for disaster recovery assistance.

QRIDA Productivity Loans

First Start Loans

First Start Loans

Finance up to $2,000,000 to assist in the early years of establishing a primary production enterprise.

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Sustainability Loans

Finance up to $1,300,000 to assist in achieving a more productive and sustainable primary production enterprise.

Other assistance

Drought Support

With over 65 percent of Queensland drought declared and many of these areas experiencing prolonged drought conditions, QRIDA is here to support producers with a number of options available.

Reef Catchment Rebate Scheme

Farming in Reef Catchments Rebate Scheme

If you are a commercial sugarcane grower, banana grower or beef cattle producer in a Great Barrier Reef region, you may be eligible to claim the Farming in Reef Catchments Rebate.

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Household Waste Payment Scheme

In 2019 the Queensland Government released a new waste management and resource recovery strategy which is underpinned by the waste levy. The waste levy was introduced on 1 July 2019, along with a commitment that the levy will have no direct impact on Queensland households.

Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme

These rebates help offset the costs to purchase and/or install approved vessel tracking units on commercial fishing boats.

Rural Economic Development Grants

Rural Economic Grants offer up to $250,000 in co-contribution to agribusiness projects that boost employment opportunities across Queensland. Expressions of interest for Round Two of the Scheme have now closed.

Regional Service

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Regional service

QRIDA’s Client Liaison Officers are now known as Regional Area Managers (RAMs). Today, with higher lending limits available to Queenslanders, QRIDA’s personal on-farm service across the state is now more important than ever. Our RAMs are local to you and ready to discuss your business needs, their knowledge will ensure you obtain accurate information and support throughout your application process. Find out which Regional Area Manager is located closest to you here.