Drought Assistance Fund NSW - Interest Free Loans

Suitable For: Owner/Operator of a farm business in NSW.

Closing date: Applications may be made at any time.

Value: Interest free loans up to $50,000

Run By: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Drought Assistance Fund provides NSW farmers with interest free loans to help them implement systems and management practices to increase the sustainability of their farm business.

The loan can be used for:

  • transport of livestock, fodder and / or water
  • improving water and fodder infrastructure
  • desilting dams
  • collection and banking of genetic material of livestock Interest free loans of up to $50,000 are available.

The loan term is two years repayment free and then up to five years of principal only repayments. The loan must be repaid within seven years.

Open Date:   Mon 01/07/2019

Close Date:   Thu 31/12/2020

Funding Website:   /www.raa.nsw.gov.au/disaster-assistance