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Current programs

QRAA is a specialist administrator of government financial assistance programs including loans, grants, rebates and subsidies.

Since 1994, QRAA has established a reputation for cost-effective, timely, robust and transparent service delivery.

Through the assistance programs it administers, QRAA contributes to Queensland Government objectives by:

  • fostering the development of a more productive and sustainable rural and regional sector in Queensland
  • supporting the state’s economy by providing assistance to primary producers, small businesses and other elements of the state’s economy
  • giving assistance by administering programs for the Australian Government and other states in rural and regional sectors outside Queensland.
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Productivity Loans

If you are a primary producer looking to upgrade, expand or diversify your primary production enterprise or if you have the desire to enter into primary production or become a partner in an existing family operation, QRAA's First Start and Sustainability Loans can help you reach your goals.

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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Disaster recovery

Disaster-affected primary producers, businesses and non-profit organisations throughout Queensland may be eligile to apply for recovery assistance under the joint Commonwealth / Queensland Government funded Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).

Drought Assistance Concessional Loans

Drought Concessional Loans Scheme

Applications for the Drought Concessional Loans Scheme for 2015-16 closed nationwide on 31 October 2016.

Drought Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme

Drought Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme

Applications for the Drought Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme for 2015-16 closed nationwide on 31 October 2016.

Last updated
4 April 2016