Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme

​​​​​The Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme will be available until 30 June 2018 to continue providing concessional loans until the Regional Investment Corporation is open for business.

The Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme for 2017–18 has been expanded to farmers who have exhausted their full 1,095 day entitlement to the Farm Household Allowance.


The Australian Government has made $250 million available under the Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme until 30 June 2018 for Drought Assistance Concessional Loans, Dairy Recovery Concessional Loans and Business Improvement Concessional Loans. The Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme will continue to be available through State and Northern Territory delivery agencies until the Regional Investment Corporation is open for business.

Jurisdictions are expected to open for applications shortly. Please visit this website for updates on whether applications have opened in your jurisdiction.

Drought Assistance Concessional Loans

Dairy Recovery Concessional Loans

  • New South Wales delivered by NSW RAA open to 30 June 2018
  • Victoria delivered by Rural Finance open to 30 June 2018

Business Improvement Concessional Loans