Backing Business in the Bush Fund QLD

This program provides funding for small to medium businesses (SMEs) to undertake projects in regional Queensland.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Funding varies.

Who is this for?

Queensland SMEs undertaking regional projects.


The fund focuses on supporting projects in traditional industries and sectors, including:

  • value adding to agriculture, forestry and fishing products
  • the mining equipment, technology and services sector
  • transport and logistics
  • manufacturing products.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a legal entity
  • have or be eligible to register for goods and services tax (GST) and an Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a place of business in Queensland
  • have been trading for at least 3 years
  • have a minimum turnover of $1 million in each of the last 2 financial years
  • be a small to medium enterprise based in Queensland
  • be able to meet co-funding requirements.

Projects eligible for funding must be:

  • located in regional Queensland
  • be an eligible industry or sector
  • align with the objectives of the fund
  • be investment ready
  • demonstrate a need for state assistance to realise outcomes under the fund's assessment criteria.

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