Natural disasters such as floods can have a devastating impact on primary industries. The department helps primary producers, small and medium businesses recover from natural disasters, including providing financial assistance and animal welfare services.
Provision of fodder and fodder drops in natural disasters
Provision of fodder and fodder drops in natural disasters affecting Queensland.
Lost or found stock
Stock can be carried downstream during a flood disaster. The department provides ways to identify lost or found stock.
- Managing cattle and pastures after a fire
Finance and insurance
Primary producers living in flood-prone areas need to ensure financial arrangements are in place in case of disaster.
Pests, weeds & chemicals spread
A flood disaster spreads weeds and other pests as well as potentially creating chemical spill issues.
Disaster and drought relief freight subsidies are available after declaration of a disaster area or property.