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After 23 years of supporting Queensland, QRAA became the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority on 1 July 2017 – the www.qraa.qld.gov.au website redirects here.

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21 July 2017: Up to $3 million available for prawn farmers affected by White Spot...more

21 July 2017: More funding and lower interest rates for farm loans...more

11 July 2017: Still time for farmers to apply for disaster recovery grants...more

28 June 2017: New era for rural assistance statutory authority...more

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Disaster Assistance

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Natural Disaster Recovery Grants

Primary producers, small businesses and non-profit organisations affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding may be eligible for grants up to $25,000 for recovery efforts to pay for clean up and restoration costs arising out of direct damage.

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Natural Disaster Loans

Primary producers, small businesses and non-profit organisations impacted by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding may be eligible for low-interest Natural Disaster Assistance and Essential Working Capital Loans.

QRIDA Productivity Loans

First Start Loans

First Start Loan

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

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Sustainability Loan

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

Other assistance

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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.

Drought Assistance Concessional Loans

Up to $1 million to assist farm businesses manage, recover from and prepare for droughts and maintain prospects for long term commercial viability.

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Business Improvement Concessional Loans

Up to $1 million to assist eligible farm businesses who have exhausted their maximum 1,095 days of Farm Household Allowance

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White Spot Disease Concessional Loans

Assistance to help prawn farming enterprises in the Logan or Albert River catchments directly affected by white spot disease.

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.