⚠️ The Queensland Government’s Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program Round 2 will open on 1 July 2020. To get ready to submit an application, follow the ‘how to apply’ information here or call OBT’s friendly Business Solutions team on 07 5462 2277. Hurry! The first round closed fast.
In response to the coronavirus (‘COVID-19’) pandemic currently impacting the economy and businesses generally, each Australian State and Territory Government has announced relief and other support packages as part of the broader economic stimulus measures. We look at some of the Queensland Government’s key initiatives.
QRIDA Jobs Support Loans are available for businesses in operation before 1 July 2017 and still in operation now, or businesses that have shut down or suffered a loss of income due to COVID-19 subject to eligibility criteria.
The Business Development Fund
Helps to turn ideas into reality with co-investment in Queensland businesses at the forefront of commercialising ground-breaking research or innovations.
The Growing Queensland’s Companies program supports ambitious CEOs and executives of Queensland firms with high-growth potential to lead their businesses to the next level, improving profitability and performance.
Rebates for on-farm water infrastructure expenses to help primary producers in drought-affected areas available for $50 million over 3 years, starting in 2018-19 financial year.
The 5 drought assistance measures available to eligible primary producers under the Drought Relief Assistance Scheme (DRAS) are: freight subsidy on the transport of fodder for livestock freight subsidy on the transport of water for livestock freight subsidy on the transport of livestock returning from… Read More >>
The Drought Relief from Electricity Charges Scheme provides relief from fixed electricity charges on accounts that are used to pump water for farm or irrigation purposes. Financial assistance is available in drought declared areas or if your property has been drought declared. You can apply… Read More >>