Drought Preparedness Grants


Drought Preparedness Grants

Flor- Hanly - Monday, December 13, 2021

Queensland Drought Preparedness Grants

Drought Preparedness Grants offer up to $50,000 as a co-contribution grant to assist primary producers undertake on-farm capital improvements that will improve the drought preparedness of their property.

Funding available

Primary producers can now apply for a grant of 25 per cent of the cost of purchasing new permanent capital infrastructure to a maximum amount of $50,000.

The grant aims to assist producers with the cost of implementing on-farm capital improvements and carrying out drought preparedness activities identified in their Farm Business Resilience Plan.

Producers may receive a maximum cumulative amount of $50,000 over five years.

How to apply

QRIDA is administering the Drought Preparedness Grant Scheme on behalf of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Applications for the Drought Preparedness Grant Scheme must be submitted to QRIDA by email to contact_us@qrida.qld.gov.au or by post to GPO Box 211 Brisbane Queensland 4001.

Please refer to the scheme guidelines and frequently asked questions for further information on applicant eligibility criteria and how grant funding may be used:


Contact Flor-Hanly's Agribusiness Accountants in Mackay for further assistance on 07 4963 4800.


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