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Drought Relief Assistance Scheme guidelines and forms

The latest drought situation map can be viewed on the Long Paddock.

Learn how an area or shire is drought declared.

Transport of fodder freight subsidy

Transport of water freight subsidy

Emergency water infrastructure rebate

Australian Government On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate

In addition to Queensland’s Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate (EWIR), the Australian Government is providing a 12.5% top up to Queensland EWIR. You do not need to apply separately for this rebate as it will be automatically applied to all eligible rebates.

There is also the Dam Desilting and the Permanent Horticulture Tree Crops – New Bores and Dam Desilting Rebate.

Dam Desilting Rebate

Permanent Tree Crops – New Bores and Dam Desilting Rebate

Transport of livestock returning from agistment freight subsidy

Transport of livestock purchased for restocking freight subsidy

Drought management plan

Individually droughted property


Fact sheets

Last updated: 02 Dec 2021