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Check out QRIDA's current interest rates of 2.49% (5 year fixed) on First Start and Sustainability Loans and 1.37% on Disaster Assistance Loans


2 August 2019: Productivity loan interest rates drop for seventh time to 2.36%...more

31 July 2019: Recovery grants extended for North Queensland floods...more

29 July 2019: Regional jobs on offer at boutique supermarket development...more

24 July 2019: New round of grants to support even more regional jobs...more


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

Drought Support

With over 65 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.

Vessel Tracking Rebate Scheme

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

Rural Economic Development Grants

Rural Economic Grants offer up to $250,000 in co-contribution to agribusiness projects that boost employment opportunities across Queensland.

Reef Catchment Rebate Scheme

Accredited Agricultural Adviser Program under the Farming in Reef Catchments Rebate Scheme

The soon to be launched Farming in Reef Catchments Rebate Scheme (the Scheme) will provide graziers, sugarcane producers and banana growers with rebates of up to $1,000 to offset the cost of obtaining agronomic nutrient and sediment management advice from Accredited Agricultural Advisers. This Scheme will open later in the year.

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.