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Current programs

QRIDA is a specialist administrator of government financial assistance programs including loans, grants, rebates and subsidies.

Since 1994, QRIDA has established a reputation for cost-effective, timely, robust and transparent service delivery.

Through the assistance programs it administers, QRIDA contributes to Queensland Government objectives by:

  • fostering the development of a more productive and sustainable rural and regional sector in Queensland
  • supporting the state’s economy by providing assistance to primary producers, small businesses and other elements of the state’s economy
  • giving assistance by administering programs for the Australian Government and other states in rural and regional sectors outside Queensland.
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Productivity Loans

Loans of up to $2 million for the establishment and improvement of primary production enterprises.

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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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Disaster recovery

Disaster-affected primary producers, businesses and non-profit organisations throughout Queensland may be eligible to apply for recovery assistance under the joint Commonwealth / Queensland Government funded Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).

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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.

Last updated
2 July 2017