A low interest loan up to $100,000 can assist you with essential working capital for expenses such as:
- paying salaries or wages
- paying creditors
- paying rent or rates
- buying goods, including for example, fuel essential to carry on the primary production enterprise
- buying fodder or water for livestock or produce or transporting livestock or product
More information provided on the Queensland Government website.
To be eligible for assistance, you must have suffered a significant loss of income as a result of an eligible disaster and your enterprise must be located in an activated local government area.
- Southern Queensland Severe Weather (20 - 30 March 2021)
- Tropical Cyclone Niran and Associated Low Pressure System (25 February - 3 March 2021)
Please note that primary producers can only receive assistance under the Natural Disaster Assistance Scheme OR the Natural Disaster Assistance (Essential Working Capital) Scheme for an eligible disaster - not both.