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Primary producer

Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority has a wide range of financial programs to suit your circumstances and needs - whether it be to assist with projects to increase your productivity or during challenging climatic situations (drought or natural disasters).

Drought Assistance Concessional Loans

This program has closed to applications.

Natural Disaster Assistance - Primary producer

Low interest loans up to $250,000 for primary producers directly affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora and Associated Flooding 24 – 29 March 2018, North Queensland Flooding 6 – 10 March 2018, North and North West Queensland Low and Associated Rainfall and Flooding, 24 February – 8 March 2018, Central Coast Queensland Severe Weather October 2017 or Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding are available.

Natural Disaster Assistance (Essential Working Capital) - Primary Producer

Low interest loans up to $100,000 are now available for primary producers who have suffered a significant loss of income as a result of Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora and Associated Flooding 24 – 29 March 2018, North Queensland Flooding 6 – 10 March 2018, North and North West Queensland Low and Associated Rainfall and Flooding, 24 February – 8 March 2018, Central Coast Queensland Severe Weather October 2017 and Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding.

First Start Loans

First Start Loan - Primary producer

First Start Loans provide you with finance up to $2,000,000 to assist you in the early years of establishing your primary production enterprise.

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Sustainability Loan - Primary producer

Sustainability Loans provide you with finance up to $1,300,000 to assist in achieving a more productive and sustainable primary production enterprise.

Last updated
30 June 2017