The 50 million dollar Backing Business in the Bush Fund will support small to medium enterprises located in regional Queensland to increase productivity, long-term sustainability and competitiveness.

The Fund aims to:

  • Increase productivity, long term commercial sustainability, and competitiveness of regional Queensland businesses to capitalise on domestic and export growth opportunities.
  • Support businesses and industries to further adapt to economic change with increased employment and or upskilling opportunities.
  • Increase private sector investment in regional Queensland to assist projects to be built.
  • Assist regional businesses implement technologies and practices to improve their environmental sustainability.

The Fund is expected to be open for applications shortly. More information on the eligibility criteria and how to apply will be available at that time. For established businesses located outside of Queensland considering relocation or expansion into regional Queensland, please take a look at our Invested in Queensland program.

If you would like to be provided with further information when it becomes available, please email us at