Primary producers directly affected by a declared natural disaster who are in urgent and genuine need of assistance, may be eligible for low interest loans of up to $130,000.
Declared natural disasters can be found here.
Natural disaster relief loans are available to declared Local Government Areas (LGA’s). Applications for assistance must be lodged by the ‘Application close’ date outlined in the table here.
This low interest rate loan can help a farm business to:
- continue to operate your farm businesses for the next twelve months or until the next income is received
- replace and repair damage caused to the property and associated improvements not covered by insurance.