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27 March 2020: Funding plugs big future for strawberry industry

A Stanthorpe seedling producer will boost production of strawberry plants to meet market demand and create up to 20 regional jobs with a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.

19 March 2020: More than 600 jobs created under rural development projects

MORE than 600 jobs will be created in regional Queensland after 14 businesses secured a share of $3.34 million in funding under the Palaszczuk Government’s job-creating Rural Economic Development (RED) Grants program.

18 March 2020: Queensland supports agricultural jobs with $30m loan scheme extension

The Queensland Government has approved a $30m extension to a crucial agricultural industry loans scheme.

17 March 2020: Palaszczuk Government offers $500m in loans to support workers in businesses affected by coronavirus

The Palaszczuk Government will create a new $500 million loan facility, interest free for the first 12 months, to support businesses to keep Queenslanders in work and extend the coronavirus payroll tax deferral to all businesses across the state.

10 March 2020: $21m to upgrade wheelchair accessible taxis

More than 50 taxi operators will receive funding to make their taxis accessible for people with disability under a $21 million grants program.

6 March 2020: $100m invested in Queensland primary producers this financial year

Queensland primary producers have invested close to $100m in their enterprises this financial year through low-interest productivity loans provided by the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) on behalf of the State Government.

25 February 2020: Bushfire assistance grants available to more Queensland primary producers

Impacted farmers in an additional 11 local government areas across Southern and Eastern Queensland will now have access to grants of up to $75,000 to assist with their bushfire recovery.

31 January 2020: Queensland flood recovery continues a year on from record-breaking rainfall

The Palaszczuk Government continues to lead recovery and reconstruction efforts one year on from a record-breaking monsoon trough flooding event that devastated the state and resulted in billions of dollars in damages.

23 January 2020: Financial assistance for banana producers affected by storms

Banana producers impacted by last weekend’s storms can now apply for disaster recovery assistance.

16 January 2020: Applications extended for job-creating Rural Economic Development Grant program

The deadline for applications for the job-creating Rural Economic Development Grants program has been extended so bushfire and drought-ravaged applicants don’t miss out.

Media releases 2019

Media releases 2019

Media releases 2018

Media releases 2018

Media releases 2017

Media releases 2017

Media releases 2016

QRAA media releases from 2016

Last updated
6 July 2017