Open Schemes of Assistance
Farm Debt Mediation Scheme (WA)
Currently open for applications. For more information refer to the Farm Debt Mediation Scheme page.
Closed Schemes of Assistance
Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes
These schemes were funded by the Australian Government and are being 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. For information on the current and historical interest rates for the Commonwealth Concessional Loans Schemes as determined by the Autralian Government.
For loans scheme interest rate information click here.
Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) June 2018
The Australian Government established RIC, which opened on 1 July 2018.
Farmers who seek a Commonwealth concessional interest rate loan will need to apply to RIC direct. RIC is offering two loan products for farm businesses – Farm Investment Loans and Drought Loans. For more information about the loans and eligibility requirements, contact RIC on 1800 875 675 or visit the RIC website.