Farm Finance is an Australian Government initiative that aims to build the ongoing financial resilience of farmers struggling with high levels of debt. The Northern Territory Farm Finance: Concessional Loans Scheme will assist Northern Territory (NT) Farm Businesses which are experiencing debt servicing difficulties but are considered potentially viable in the longer term.
The NT Farm Finance: Concessional Loans Scheme is available to eligible farmers in the pastoral, horticultural, agricultural, aquacultural and apiculture industries and will be delivered by QRAA, on behalf of the NT. QRAA is a statutory authority of the Queensland Government and operates as a specialist administrator of government financial assistance programs to the rural sector.
Key features of the NT Farm Finance: Concessional Loans Scheme include:
To help decide whether you and your Farm Business is eligible to be considered for a Concessional Loan, you should answer yes to all of these questions:
Please read the Farm Finance: Concessional Loans Scheme Guidelines for the Northern Territory as well as the Frequently Asked Questions for further information.
Application Period 2 - 1 July 2014 to 30 April 2015.
Application forms are provided below.
Do not lodge incomplete applications.
Concessional Loans Scheme (Northern Territory) - Application Form
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Concessional Loans Scheme (Northern Territory) - Cashflow Form
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DPIF has a Farm Finance Promotions Officer who can assist you with completing the application:
Tel: 08 8936 4089
Completed application forms including required documentation should be sent to:
Farm Finance Northern Territory
GPO Box 211
BRISBANE QLD 4001
Fax: (07) 3032 0300
(DO NOT SEND your application form to this department)
(To speak to a QRAA Customer Service Officer, please contact QRAA on Freecall 1800 623 946).