Victorian Bushfire Concessional Loans


Victorian Bushfire Concessional Loans provide bushfire affected primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profits with concessional loans to help them in their recovery efforts.

Open
Close date: 31 Dec 2020 12:00 AM AEDT.

What do you get?

Concessional loans of up to $500,000.

Who is this for?

Primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profits in areas affected by the bushfires that commenced 21 November 2019.

Overview

These loans are intended for primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profits who have suffered significant damage to their assets and/or a significant loss of income as a direct result of the bushfires that commenced 21 November 2019.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a small business owner, primary producer or a non-profit organisation
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the eligible disaster
  • own a small business, primary production enterprise or be a non-profit organisation located in a defined disaster area
  • have been carrying on the small business, primary production enterprise or be a non-profit organisation at the time of the bushfire
  • be intending to re-establish your operations in the same community or region
  • have suffered:
    • significant damage to assets as a direct result of the eligible disaster
    • significant loss of income as a direct result of the eligible disaster (such as a loss in trade due to evacuation, road closures and reduced visitor numbers)

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Victorian Bushfire Concessional Loans.