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QRAA Productivity Loans

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Sustainability Loan

Finance up to $650,000 to cover capital costs to achieve a more productive and sustainable primary production enterprise.

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First Start Loan

Finance up to $650,000 to assist in the early years of establishing a primary production enterprise.

Interest Rates

Current interest rates

Table of current QRAA interest rates for First Start and Sustainability Loans.

Disaster Assistance

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Natural Disaster Assistance

Primary producers and small businesses directly affected by an eligible disaster may be eligible for low interest loans up to $250,000. Non-profit organisations directly affected by an eligible disaster may be eligible for a loan and grant package up to $105,000.

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Natural Disaster Assistance (Essential Working Capital)

Primary producers and small businesses which have suffered a significant loss of income as a result of an eligible disaster may be eligible for low interest loans up to $100,000.

Other assistance

Drought Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme

Drought Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme

Drought Recovery Concessional Loans are now available to help eligible farm businesses undertake planting and restocking activities. The Australian Government has committed $15 million for the provision of Drought Recovery Concessional Loans in Queensland in 2015-16.

Drought Concessional Loans

Drought Concessional Loans Scheme

Drought Concessional Loans are available to assist farm businesses recover from and prepare for future droughts and return to viability in the longer term. Under the scheme, the Australian Government has provided Queensland with $30 million for the provision of Drought Concessional Loans in 2015-16.

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Hendra virus PPE Rebate Scheme

The Queensland Government has implemented a personal protective equipment (PPE) rebate scheme to assist private veterinary practices in offsetting the cost of eligible PPE for use by veterinary surgeons in the testing of suspect Hendra virus cases.

Regional Service

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Regional service

QRAA has a network of eight Client Liaison Officers based throughout Queensland who are available to liaise with producers, small business operators, bankers, accountants and government agencies to provide up-to-date information on QRAA's programs. They are also available to meet on-farm with producers to respond to their queries and applications.