Bushfire Recovery Grants for Apple Growers QLD

These grants provide apple growers impacted by the 2019 bushfires with matched funding to help them re-establish or repair damaged apple orchards.


What do you get?

Matched funding of up to $120,000 per hectare of apple orchard.

Who is this for?

Queensland apple growers.


This purpose of this scheme is to assist apple growers, whose orchards were damaged by the 2019 bushfires, with the re-establishment or repair of their apple orchards.

Eligible activities include:

  • replacement of apple trees
  • repair or replacement of damaged irrigation infrastructure
  • repair or replacement of damaged poles, trellises and netting
  • costs directly associated with clean-up of damaged infrastructure and other site preparation

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must meet the following conditions:

  • be an apple grower who is a primary producer
  • be a property owner, share-farmer or lessee of an apple farm
  • your property was within a DRFA disaster activated area for Category C clean up and recovery grants for the 2019 bushfires
  • be able to match the funding sought, dollar for dollar (including cash, in-kind, loans or costs already expended on eligible activities)

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Bushfire Recovery Grants for Apple Growers.