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Grants & assistance

Disaster Assistance

  • Open

Provides assistance and support to businesses across Australia that have been affected by various natural disasters.

Who can apply:

To receive funding, you must:

  • make a claim with the claiming period
  • be located in an area that has been named as eligible for assistance

Eligibility criteria may vary.

Grants & assistance

Drought Assistance Concessional Loans

Provides farm businesses experiencing financial difficulty due to drought with loans of up to $1 million so they can continue operating during drought conditions and prepare for future droughts.

Grants & assistance

Drought Relief Assistance Scheme QLD

  • Open

Provides Queensland drought affected farming businesses with subsidies and rebates of between $20,000 and $40,000 per property to manage transportation and operating costs.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a member of the grazing industry
  • have a property in a drought-declared area
  • operate in Queensland.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

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Local Industry Fund for Transition

  • Open

Provides businesses affected by the closure of car manufacturers in Victoria with funding of up to $2 million to cover up to 25% of costs for eligible projects to find new markets and create new jobs.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Company Number (ACN) and an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be based in Victoria have the ability to meet the required co-contribution ($3 for every $1 of funding).

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

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Hazelwood Supply Chain Transition Program

Provides businesses in the Hazelwood area that have been affected by the closure of the Hazelwood power station and mine with financial assistance of up to $71,000 to develop transition plans for the future.

Grants & assistance

Natural Disaster Assistance QLD

  • Open

Provides Queensland small businesses and primary producers with low-interest loans of up to $250,000 to assist with disaster recovery.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have sustained substantial damage to buildings, plant, equipment or stock as a result of an eligible disaster
  • be a small business owner or primary producer in Queensland.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Australian Government Disaster Recovery Allowance

  • Open

Provides people whose income has been reduced because of a declared major disaster with a short-term allowance for up to 13 weeks.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be an Australian citizen or be eligible to work in Australia
  • live in or earn income from an area that has been adversely affected by a declared major disaster.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Transport Assistance NSW

  • Open

Provides primary producers in NSW with funding of between $7,500 and $20,000 to help transport stock or fodder in emergencies such as declared natural disasters or droughts.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have the right or interest in the land used for the purpose of a farm enterprise
  • be registered with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a primary producer and have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Farm Management Deposits Scheme

  • Open

Provides primary production businesses with tax deductions on farm management deposits to help them deal with inconsistent income from natural disasters, climate and market changes.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be carrying on a primary production business
  • be an individual (including as a partner in a partnership or beneficiary of a trust)
  • have a taxable non-primary production income of less than $100,000 in the income year you make the deposit.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

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Farm Household Allowance

  • Open

Provides farmers experiencing financial hardship with an allowance to help with household expenses.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a farmer who spends a major part of your time and capital working on the farm, or the partner of a farmer who does
  • meet the income and assets test
  • meet your obligations required to receive the Farm Household Allowance.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.