Drought assistance for primary producers

If you are a Queensland primary producer, you may be eligible to receive drought assistance from the Queensland Government, Australian Government, or another provider.

Programs provide a range of financial assistance to eligible producers, including subsidies, rebates, loans and allowances. Free counselling services are also available.

This guide:

  • outlines the different kinds of financial assistance you can apply for to prepare for drought, during drought and to recover from drought
  • explains how to apply
  • provides links to counselling services for drought-affected communities.