Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme (WA) 2014-15

Farm Finance is an Australian Government initiative that aims to build the ongoing financial resilience of farm businesses. In Western Australia the Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme (FFCLS) is assisting farm businesses considered commercially viable in the longer term that are experiencing debt servicing difficulties, through the provision of loans to undertake productivity enhancement activities and debt restructuring.

The scheme is funded by the Australian Government and administered by the Rural Business Development Corporation (RBDC) on behalf of the Western Australian Government, for the Australian Government.

Applications closed 30 June 2015.


1 February 2017 - Interest Rate Change - The Federal Minister for Agriculture announced a reduction in the variable interest rate on loans delivered under the Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme to 3.03%, from 1 February 2017. For more information on this, please view the Minister's announcement.

For more information on the FFCLS, go to the Australian Government Farm Finance website.  The Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme is separate to the Australian Government Drought Concessional Loans Scheme, which targets drought-affected farm businesses.

Information for the scheme is available to download from this page.

Information for applicants

  • Scheme guidelines
  • FAQs
Round 1  
Applications closed

30 April 2014                      

Round 2  
Applications closed

30 June 2015

For all queries regarding the Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme, please contact the Rural Business Development Corporation.

Contact information

Rural Business Development Corporation
1800 198 231
Page last updated: Friday, 8 September 2017 - 1:45pm