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The Drought loans are to help farm businesses to prepare, manage and recover through drought. 

Maximum amount available $2 million

​2.11% variable rate

Loan term
10 years – 10 years - first 2 years interest free with no repayments required, then 3 years interest 
only, last 5 years principal 
and interest
 

agbiz

The AgBiz Drought loans are to support regional Australians to take control of their business through the drought.  

Maximum amount available $500,000

2.11% variable rate

Loan term
10 years – first 2 years interest free with no repayments required, then 3 years interest only, last 5 years principal and interest Repayment frequency

farm family

The Farm Investment loans are for farmers who want to invest in a better future. They’re designed to make farm businesses stronger, more resilient and more profitable.  

Maximum amount available $2 million

​2.11% variable rate

Loan term
10 years — first 5 years interest only, then principal and interest for remainder of the 10 year term. After 10 years, you can refinance any remaining balance with a commercial lender.

water

Co-funding new or updated water projects. Includes dams, weirs, pipelines and managed aquifer recharge facilities.

Funding structure — no more than 49% Australian Government funding, 51% funding contribution assurance by the applicant.

Repayment structure — flexible.

Up to 5 years (construction period) can be interest only, then principal and interest for up to 25 years. Loan agreement — available on request.

Nth Qld

Disaster recovery loan to help flood-affected Qld farmers restock, replant and recover.

Maximum up to $5 million

​Concessional rate

Repayment structure — first 2 years are interest free, then 3 years interest only, then 5 years principal and interest. After 10 years, you can refinance any remaining balance with a commercial lender.