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Drought Preparedness Grants offer up to $50,000 as a co-contribution grant to assist primary producers undertake on-farm capital improvements that will improve the drought preparedness of their property.

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Assistance available

Primary producers can now apply for a grant of 25 per cent of the cost of purchasing new permanent capital infrastructure to a maximum amount of $50,000.

The grant aims to assist producers with the cost of implementing on-farm capital improvements and carrying out drought preparedness activities identified in their Farm Business Resilience Plan.

Producers may receive a maximum cumulative amount of $50,000 over five years.

QRIDA is administering the Drought Preparedness Grant Scheme on behalf of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.


How to apply

Applications for the Drought Preparedness Grant Scheme must be submitted to QRIDA by the following:


Post: GPO Box 211 Brisbane Queensland 4001

Fax: 07 3032 0300

Please refer to the scheme guidelines and frequently asked questions below for further information on applicant eligibility criteria and how grant funding may be used.

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Last updated
09 December 2021