Drought Ready and Recovery Finance Loans QLD

Loans are available for QLD primary producers undertaking drought ready and recovery activities and improve drought resilience.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What you get?

A loan of up to $250,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland primary producers recovering or preparing for droughts.


This program provides loans to assist producers with the costs of activities improving drought readiness and resilience, including:

  • improving on-farm water infrastructure
  • implementing grain storage
  • reasonable freight components to purchase and install equipment or infrastructure
  • contractor costs or non-salaried employees’ costs directly associated with implementing the drought preparedness project
  • removing unviable crops, plants or trees and  purchasing and planting new seed, seedlings or trees
  • purchasing and vaccinating new stock or drenching new stock.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • demonstrate at least one person in the primary production business is a primary producer
  • demonstrate that the project/s and activities identified in the Farm Business Resilience Plan will improve the drought readiness and recovery prospects of the primary production business
  • have prospects for viability and the ability to service the loan.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply Drought Ready and Recovery Finance Loans.