Commonwealth services and support

The Australian Government provides a number of assistance measures to support farmers and farm businesses in rural Australia build a strong and resilient agriculture sector.

These measures include a number of long-term low interest loans and financial support measures, indicated below.

Support measureInformation
Drought Concessional LoansProvided by the Australian Government for debt restructuring, operating expenses and drought recovery and preparedness activities.
Farm Management DepositsAssists primary producers build up cash reserves to manage financial risk and address business costs in low-income years.