QLD: Drought Relief Assistance Scheme (DRAS)

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Freight subsidies and water infrastructure rebate

The purpose of the scheme is to help primary producers with drought-declared properties to:

  • manage the welfare of their core breeding herd during drought
  • restore their herds after drought

Producers with a property that is currently drought declared may be eligible for:

  • freight subsidies for transporting fodder
  • freight subsidies for transporting water
  • the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate (EWIR), which provides a rebate on the purchase and installation of water infrastructure installed for emergency animal welfare needs

Producers with a property that has had its drought declaration revoked may be eligible for:

  • freight subsidies for transporting livestock returning from agistment
  • freight subsidies for transporting livestock purchased for restocking

 

Key Criteria:

Primary producers whose properties are drought declared.

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Boost Grant Category:

Drought & Natural Disaster Funding

Grant Tag:

drought relief

Grant State:

Queensland

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