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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

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

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.

Natural Disaster Recovery Grants Scheme - Exceptional Circumstances - Primary producer

Grants are available from QRIDA to assist your primary production enterprise to pay for costs arising out of direct damage caused by Central Coast Queensland Severe Weather 16-19 October 2017.

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