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Disaster Assistance

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.

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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.

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Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – Small Business

Grants of up to $50,000 have been announced to assist your small business recover from disasters.

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.

Invest in on-farm technologies

Investment in technology to boost on-farm productivity and profitability is within reach.

Other assistance

Bus Driver Safety Scheme

This scheme provides rebates to eligible bus operators to offset the costs of fitting bus driver barriers and anti-shatter film on nominated buses providing eligible bus services.

Drought Support

With over 57 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.

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Farm Management Grants

Rebates of up to $2,500 to assist eligible Queensland farming families offset the costs of professional advice associated with succession planning.

Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme

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

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.