Peanuts destined for landfill will soon become specialty cold pressed oil thanks to funding of up to $200,000 from the Queensland Government’s Rural Economic Development (RED) Grants scheme.
From chillies and capsicums to cabbage and cucumbers, Wallaroo Produce Supplies in Severnlea will soon feed more mouths thanks to funding from the Queensland Government’s Rural Economic Development (RED) Grant scheme.
Total rural debt in Queensland has risen to $24.06 billion, an increase of 25.97 per cent since 2019 according to the 2021 Queensland Rural Debt Survey.
Primary producers in Southern Downs can now access Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Grants of up to $75,000 to support their recovery journey from the floods that hit the region in late March. The Australian Government is committed to providing support to the communities facing ongoing challenges as a result of the 2019 monsoon event.
Mareeba producers, Galati Farming are turning down the temperature on their fresh citrus produce and creating good jobs with the help of a Rural Economic Development (RED) Grant.
Extraordinary disaster assistance grants have been extended to flood-affected primary producers, small businesses and communities affected by the Southern Queensland flooding event in May.
Consumer demand for fresh, locally grown fruit and vegetables is the inspiration behind Bundaberg horticulture growers, Cross Family Farms project partially funded by a Rural Economic Development (RED) Grant.
Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud announced two Future Drought Fund programs, Farm Business Resilience and Regional Drought Resilience Planning to support Queensland farmers and regions to build resilience to future droughts.
28 October 2021
Next round of rural grants scheme set to create hundreds more jobs
Millions of dollars are again up for grabs for rural businesses to grow and to create hundreds more jobs with expressions of interest in the next round of Rural Economic Development Grants are now open.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said $3.3 million is available in the next round of her government’s RED Grant scheme to help rural and regional areas as part of Queensland’s economic recovery.
A program that encourages Queenslanders to fill short-term labour demands in agriculture, including incentive payments up to $1500 to help with travel and accommodation, has been expanded statewide.