Drought assistance concessional loans
Drought-affected farmers across Queensland can apply for assistance through a drought assistance concessional loan. Full details, including all scheme guidelines and application forms, are available at Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) or contact Freecall 1800 623 946. The Australian Government assistance has a range of assistance measures for farmers, farm businesses and rural communities.
Visit the Drought declarations page for more information on recent drought declared areas.
The department is helping primary producers manage their business through a range of drought services, including financial assistance, livestock nutrition and animal welfare information, and business-management strategies.
Drought assistance programs
Drought assistance programs provided by government
Software, management and feeding practices during drought
National drought reform – farm business training
National drought reform, Farm business training, Registered training organisations
Drought and climate adaptation (DCAP) program
The Drought and climate adaptation program (DCAP) is an initiative to improve drought preparedness and resilience for Queensland producers.