Sustainability Loan - Commercial Fisher

The Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) offers a Sustainability Loan that can help you to invest in the latest infrastructure to create a viable future for your farming business including activities that improve farming system sustainability, natural resource sustainability and financial sustainability.

What can I use the loan for?

You can use a Sustainability Loan to:

  • upgrade, expand or diversify your current operation to improve productivity and long-term profitability, create jobs and boost private sector investment
  • undertake drought preparedness activities and invest in infrastructure that improves drought and disaster preparedness
  • improve irrigation and establish additional water points to improve efficiency
  • purchase capital equipment to meet environmental and climatic challenges, including predator fencing and renewable energy, measures to improve outcomes for the Great Barrier Reef and measures which could reduce net carbon emissions
  • invest in biosecurity measures
  • implement value adding or supply chain initiatives.

If you are interested:

Speak to your Regional Area Manager (QRIDA in your region | Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority) or check your eligibility by reading the guidelines (PDF, 211KB) Sustainability Loan Guidelines (