Interest rates for the Farm Finance and Drought Concessional Loans Schemes

Page last updated: Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 9:08am

Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes. These schemes were funded by the Australian Government and are administered by the Rural Business Development Corporation (RBDC) on behalf of the Western Australian Government, for the Australian Government.

Applications closed on 30 June 2017. 

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Interest rates for loans as set by the Australian Government

Effective date FFCLS DCLS
20 January 2014 4.50% (Scheme opened) --
1 February 2014 No change --
1 August 2014 No change --
20 September 2014 -- 4.0% (Scheme opened)
1 February 2015 4.34% 3.84%
1 August 2015 3.55% 3.05%
1 February 2016 No change No change
1 August 2016 No change No change
1 February 2017 3.03% 2.53%
1 August 2017 3.51% 3.01%
1 February 2018 No change No change
1 August 2018 3.66% 3.16%

Contact information

Rural Business Development Unit
1800 198 231