Disaster-activated areas

Southern Queensland Flooding, 6 May—20 May 2022

The following areas have been activated under the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA):

  • Bundaberg Regional Council
  • Gympie Regional Council
  • Lockyer Valley Regional Council
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
  • North Burnett Regional Council
  • Scenic Rim Regional Council
  • Somerset Regional Council
  • South Burnett Regional Council
  • Southern Downs Regional Council
  • Toowoomba Regional Council
  • Western Downs Regional Council

Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies up to $5,000 and concessional loans of up to $250,000 at a concessional rate. Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies up to $5,000 and concessional loans of up to $250,000 at a concessional rate. Freight subsidy assistance is available through DAF and loans are available through QRIDA.

If you are unsure if you are in an activated area please contact the department on 13 25 23 or QRIDA on 1800 623 946 or visit the QRIDA website.

Northern and Central Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding event 21 April – 12 May 2022

The following areas have been activated under the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA):

  • Barcaldine Regional Council
  • Longreach Regional Council
  • Winton Shire Council

Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies up to $5,000 and concessional loans of up to $250,000 at a concessional rate. These grants and loans are available through QRIDA.

If you are unsure if you are in an activated area please contact the department on 13 25 23 or QRIDA on 1800 623 946 or visit the QRIDA website.

South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 22 February -7 March 2022

The following areas have been activated under the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA):

  • Brisbane City Council
  • Fraser Coast Regional Council
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Gympie Regional Council
  • Ipswich City Council
  • Lockyer Valley Regional Council
  • Logan City Council
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
  • Noosa Shire Council
  • North Burnett Regional Council
  • Redland City Council
  • Scenic Rim Regional Council
  • Somerset Regional Council
  • South Burnett Regional Council
  • Southern Downs Regional Council
  • Sunshine Coast Regional Council
  • Toowoomba Regional Council

Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies and concessional loans. Producers can also access recovery grants of up to $75,000 to help with clean-up and repairs. These grants are available through QRIDA.

If you are unsure if you are in an activated area please contact the department on 13 25 23 or QRIDA on 1800 623 946 or visit the QRIDA website.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth, 7-10 January 2022

The following areas have been activated under the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA):

  • Bundaberg
  • Fraser Coast
  • Gympie
  • North Burnett
  • Somerset
  • South Burnett

Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies and concessional loans.

Producers can also access recovery grants of up to $50,000 to help with clean-up and repairs.

If you are unsure if you are in an activated area please contact the department on 13 25 23 or QRIDA on 1800 623 946 or visit the QRIDA website.

Central, Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 10 November–3 December 2021

The following areas have been activated under the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA):

  • Banana
  • Bundaberg
  • Goondiwindi
  • Lockyer Valley
  • Scenic Rim
  • South Burnett
  • Southern Downs
  • Toowoomba
  • Western Downs.

Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies and concessional loans.

Producers can also access recovery grants of up to $50,000 to help with clean-up and repairs.

If you are unsure if you are in an activated area, please contact the department on 13 25 23 or QRIDA on 1800 623 946 or visit the QRIDA website.

Tropical Cyclone Niran, March 2021

The following areas have been activated under the joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA):

  • Cassowary Coast
  • Cairns
  • Hinchinbrook
  • Mareeba
  • Tablelands.

Through this arrangement, producers have access to DRFA financial assistance, such as freight subsidies and concessional loans. Producers can also access recovery grants of up to $75,000 to help with clean-up and repairs. These grants are available through QRIDA and close on 30 June 2022.

If you are unsure if you are in an activated area please contact the department on 13 25 23 or QRIDA on 1800 623 946 or visit the QRIDA website.

Far North and North Queensland monsoon trough January–February 2019

North Queensland Restocking, Replanting and On-farm Infrastructure Grant

  • Co-contribution grants of up to $400,000 are available to assist primary producers impacted by the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough
  • These grants are available from QRIDA and close on 30 June 2022.

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