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Drought Support

Are you an existing client seeking assistance with repayments?

Please contact your QRIDA Client Relationship Officer on Freecall 1800 623 946 to discuss your situation, including possible repayment options to alleviate financial pressure. QRIDA shall assess every farm business individually to tailor a solution to meet your circumstances.

Are you looking to invest in water, feeding or other drought infrastructure?

Our Sustainability Loans can be used for a variety of drought related infrastructure that can also improve the long term productivity of your business. Eligible activities range from de-silting dams, to purchasing  equipment for feeding and fodder production, adding water points and water infrastructure to exclusion fencing to help manage predators and protect vital pastures. Loans up to $1.3 million are available now at low interest rates, no fees and flexible repayment terms of up to 20 years.
Learn more about Sustainability Loans. Call your local Regional Area Manager to discuss your situation today on Freecall 1800 623 946.

Are you looking to refinance existing farm debt?

From 1 July 2018, the Australian Government established the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) which has concessional loans of up to $2 million available for a range of drought purposes including refinancing of existing eligible debt.
Learn more about Drought Loans from RIC. For more information about the loans and eligibility requirements, contact the RIC direct on 1800 875 675.

Are you seeking advice on farm debt restructuring options?

QRIDA has a new, free advisory service that can enable you to access independent financial experts to analyse your farm business and provide you with restructuring options for your farm debt.
Learn more about services available from Farm Debt Restructure Office. Call QRIDA on Freecall 1800 623 946 to speak with the Farm Debt Restructure Office.

Want to know about other drought assistance available?

Check out the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) website for more information on drought assistance available to Queensland primary producers from fodder and freight subsidies to accessing Rural Financial Counsellors.
Learn more about other drought assistance available in Queensland.

Last updated
13 July 2020