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  • A range of funding sources can be used for your co-contribution, including credit accounts, term deposits, Farm Management Deposits or other investments, and funds available within existing loan facilities or raised through new loans.

    Your co-contribution cannot be funded from a grant (government or non-government) or charitable source. This includes the $75,000 Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grant and the Freight Subsidy administered by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

  • For full definition’s related to the Scheme please read the guidelines.

  • For full definition’s related to the Scheme please read the guidelines.

  • For full definition’s related to the Scheme please read the guidelines.

     

  • DAF have a range of resources available including a Farm Business Resilience Plan template, guidance notes and an informational video on how to complete your plan.

  • A Farm Business Resilience Plan will be requested within a reasonable period of time. A Farm Business Resilience Plan helps to:

    • recognise risks associated with production, including climate and weather (such as drought)
    • identify business risks, including financial and market factors, and how to respond to those risks and
    • understand personal risks such as workplace health and safety.

    DAF have a range or resources available including a Farm Business Resilience Plan template, guidance notes and an informational video on how to complete your plan.

  • Primary producer means:

    (a) a sole trader who spends the majority of his or her labour on, and derives the majority of his or her income from a primary production enterprise; or

    (b) in relation to a partnership, proprietary company or trust that carries on a primary production enterprise, any partner in the partnership, shareholder in the company or trustee of the trust who spends the majority of their labour on, and derives the majority of their income from, the primary production enterprise.

  • Primary producer means:

    (a) a sole trader who

           a. spends the majority of the person’s labour on a primary production enterprise; and

           b. either

                    i. derives the majority of the person’s income from the primary production enterprise; or

                    ii. in the opinion of the authority, based on the demonstrated production potential of the
                        primary production enterprise, will eventually derive the majority of the person’s income
                        from the primary production enterprise; or

    (b) a partnership, company or trust that carries on a primary production enterprise, any partners, shareholders, or beneficiaries

          a. spend the majority of their labour on a primary production enterprise; and

          b. either

                   i. derive the majority of their income from the primary production enterprise; or

                  ii. in the opinion of the authority, based on the demonstrated production potential of the
                      primary production enterprise, will eventually derive the majority of their income
                      from the primary production enterprise.

  • Primary producer means:

    a) a sole trader who spends the majority of their labour on, and derives the majority of their income from a primary production enterprise; or

    b) in relation to a partnership, company or trust that carries on a primary production enterprise, the partners in the partnership, shareholders in the company or beneficiaries of the trust who spend the majority of their labour on, and derive the majority of their income from, the primary production enterprise. 

  • Yes. If eligible for the grant, you will be given conditional approval by QRIDA. This approval would be subject to you arranging your co-contribution to the equivalent amount.

    Eligible co-contributions can include in-kind contributions including labour, goods and services.

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28 March 2021