South East Queensland Flood Relief

Have you, your family, or your business been affected by the recent floods? Here are some relief packages available if you have been impacted:

Small Business Support

Financial Assistance packages have been released for eligible businesses, as part of a joint Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).  The financial assistance is administered by the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA), and includes:

The grants are available to small business in the following local government areas:

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


Disaster Recovery Allowance

You and your employees may be eligible for a short-term payment if your income has been affected by a disaster.  Visit the Department of Human Services for disaster recovery allowance eligibility criteria

Recovery and rebuilding

The Queensland Government ‘Business Queensland’ website has further resources available to assist business recover and rebuild after a natural disaster, such as:

Primary Producer Support

If you are a primary producer, and you have experienced flood damage to your farm, you may be eligible for financial assistance under the joint Commonwealth- State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).

The financial assistance includes freight subsidies and concessional loans, plus recovery grants of up to $75,000 to help with clean up and repairs.  For details on whether you are eligible, please contact the department on 13 25 23, or QRIDA on 1800 623 946.

For further information please refer to the Business Queensland website for: