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QRAA Productivity Loans

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Productivity Loans

The Queensland Government has announced an additional $50 million in funding for productivity loans for producers including prawn farmers affected by white spot disease to be delivered by QRAA. It follows the record $100 million in First Start and Sustainability Loans taken up already by Queensland primary producers during 2016-17

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First Start Loan

Finance up to $2,000,000 to assist in the early years of establishing a primary production enterprise.

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Sustainability Loan

Finance up to $1,300,000 to assist in achieving a more productive and sustainable primary production enterprise.

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 Assistance Concessional Loans

Applications for Drought Assistance Concessional Loans are now open. These low interest loans are available to assist farm businesses manage, recover from and prepare for droughts and maintain prospects for long term commercial viability.

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Taxi and Limousine Industry Assistance Scheme Regulation 2016

QRAA invites eligible Queensland taxi service licence holders and limousine service licence holders to apply for transitional assistance.

Regional Service

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Regional service

QRAA’s Client Liaison Officers are now known as Regional Area Managers (RAMs). Today, with higher lending limits available to Queenslanders, QRAA’s personal on-farm service across the state is now more important than ever. Our RAMs are local to you and ready to discuss your business needs, their knowledge will ensure you obtain accurate information and support throughout your application process. Find out which Regional Area Manager is located closest to you here.