Live Export

Three weeks left for live export interest rate assistance

Beef Central, 18/01/2012

People and businesses directly affected by the suspension of live exports to Indonesia last year are being reminded that there arethree weeks left to apply for assistance under the Federal Government’s subsidised interest rate scheme.

The scheme is designed to help cattle producers and businesses directly involved in the trade, including transporters, vets, hay producers, heli-musterers and agents, through subsidised interest on new and extended borrowings for up to two years.

Those eligible can access a subsidy over two years on new lending up to $300,000.

The maximum total subsidy is $36,000.

Applications close on February 10.

More information can be found at the following places:

Queensland
QRAA
Freecall 1800 623 946
www.qraa.qld.gov.au
Email: contact_us@qraa.qld.gov.au

Western Australia
Rural Business Development Corporation
Freecall 1800 198 231
www.agric.wa.gov.au
Email: rbdu@agric.wa.gov.au

Northern Territory
Department of Resources
08 8999 2077
www.nt.gov.au/d/Primary_Industry/
Email: info.dor@nt.gov.au
 

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