Natural Disaster Assistance – Mildura Storm

Clean Up and Restoration Grants - Primary Producers


Grants of up to $25,000 are now available to eligible primary producers in the Rural City of Mildura that have been affected by the 11 November 2016 storm event.

The grant may be used to cover the expenditure involved in clean up and reinstatement of the business entity following the direct impact of the storm.

Applications for grant assistance close on 30 June 2017.

Applicants are encouraged to contact our Bendigo office on 1800 260 425 to discuss their needs.

Concessional Loans: Primary Producers, Small Business and Not-For-Profit


Concessional interest rate loans are now available to eligible primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in the Rural City of Mildura that have been affected by the 11 November 2016 storm event.

Direct Impact

If you have suffered significant damage to assets as a direct result of the storm event you may seek loan assistance for repair, restoration or replacement of assets.

Consequential Impact

If you have suffered a significant loss of income as a consequence of the storm event you may seek loan assistance for essential working capital to continue operation for the next 12 months, or until the next major income is received.

Loan amounts and eligibility criteria are contained in the attached factsheet.

The applicable concessional interest rate for all loans is 1.16% per annum for the first five years of the loan. After this time the loans revert to a commercial rate of interest.

Applications for loan assistance close on 31 May 2017.

Applicants are encouraged to contact our Bendigo office on 1800 260 425 to discuss their needs.