Drought

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.

Last updated 05 July 2017