Loans, Grants and Debt Advice for Drought Affected Primary Producers


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Options available to disaster and drought affected primary producers to assist with obtaining grants and loans and advice in relation to their enterprise’s debt.

This complimentary webinar will provide the attendees with a range of options available to primary producers (primarily those impacted by disaster and drought or with struggling enterprises) to assist with obtaining grants and loans advice in relation to their enterprise’s debt. The content will be most relevant for anyone who deals with small to medium enterprises in the agriculture sector and primary producers themselves.

Whilst there will be a Queensland focus, the presenters will also provide details of other State Government and Federal Government assistance programs.

Content will include:
• State and Federal Government loans and grants available to primary producers, including:
   o Disaster/drought loans and grants
   o Farm Business Analysis grants
   o First Start and Sustainability loans
   o Low interest loans
• Transparency and interaction with financiers
• Refinance of debt
• Benefits of early intervention
• Case studies
• High level overview of options available, application process and benefits

Webinar Learning Outcomes:
Options available to drought affected primary producers to assist with debt, obtaining grants and advice in relation to their enterprise’s debt.

Suited to:
• Advisors with clients in the agriculture industry
• Small to medium sized primary producers
• Primary producers impacted by drought and other disasters
• Introductory/informative/practical

Presenters Bio:
Darren Stacey leads the BDO Debt Advisory team. With over 20 years in commercial banking, Darren has experience in structuring transactions across a broad range of sectors, including clients in agriculture and government sectors. 

Having grown up on a beef producing property, Jayden Coulston has a background in agriculture and is an advisor in the BDO Business Restructuring team. Jayden manages the analysis and delivery of Farm Business Analysis reports prepared for clients as part of BDO’s inclusion on QRIDA’s panel of independent consultants.  

Also, the following guest presenters from Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) and Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) will present to attendees and take questions in relation to their respective grant and loan offerings:

  • Daniel Elder – Farm Debt Restructure Office (QRIDA)
  • Tony Koch – Regional Area Manager (QRIDA)
  • Craig Turner – Business Development Manager (RIC)

You will be provided with: 
• PowerPoint presentation slide deck 
• Supporting documentation 
• Webinar Recording to view multiple times for up to 6 months 
• An opportunity to participate in Q&A

Date of Original Broadcast

17 October 2019

Please click 'Register' and enter a few details. Then you can watch the Webinar Recording multiple times for up to 6 months. There is also a link to the Supporting Documentation.

  • Webinar Recording
    • PD hours: 1
    • Complimentary

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