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Rural Agricultural Development (Sheep and Goats) Grants QLD

This program provides funding to QLD sheep and goat primary producers and associated supply chain businesses to support economic development.

Closes in 23 days

Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

What you get?

Co-contribution grants of up to $200,000.

Who is this for?

QLD sheep and goat primary producers and associated supply chain businesses.


Funding may be used for eligible activities, including:

  • developing a new market for a product derived from sheep and goats
  • expanding the capabilities of businesses within the supply chain for production, processing, manufacturing or selling products derived from sheep or goats
  • providing specialised training or equipment to an eligible primary production enterprise.

What are the eligibility criteria?

The following entities, or combination of entities, are eligible to apply:

  • medium-sized businesses
  • associations incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981
  • cooperatives registered under the Cooperatives Act 1997
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cwlth)
  • primary producers
  • entities representing either primary producers or primary production enterprises
  • universities in Queensland
  • tertiary education institutions
  • local governments.

Applicants must also:

  • be able to provide an equal cash contribution to match at least the grant requested
  • have adequate experience or qualifications and have reasonable prospects of successfully
  • carrying out the activity
  • demonstrate the activity has sound prospects and commercial viability in the long term
  • have not received funding under the scheme for a substantially similar activity
  • have not received other government funding for the activity
  • demonstrate the activity will provide a significant economic benefit to the stated rural area.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Rural Agricultural Development Grants.