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AgBiz Drought Loans

AgBiz Drought Loans provide small businesses located in a drought affected region and that directly service the farming sector with loans to help them manage their business during the drought.
Application detail:

Apply at any time.


What do you get?

Loans of up to $500,000 

Who is this for?

Small businesses directly linked to the farming sector in drought-affected communities 


Loans of up to $500,000 over a period of 10 years are available. The first 2 years will be no interest and no repayment, followed by 3 years interest-only and then 5 years principal and interest.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be:

  • a small business directly providing primary production related goods and services to farm businesses in a drought-affected community
  • running a viable business and able to make the repayments after the 2 years interest free period

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at AgBiz Drought Loans.