Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth (Small Business) QLD


This program provides funding to small businesses impacted by ex-tropical cyclone Seth, 7 to 10 January 2022.
Open

Closes in 60 days

Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $50,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland small businesses affected by ex-tropical cyclone Seth, 7 to 10 January 2022.

Overview

Eligible clean-up, reinstatement activities and emergency measures include:

  • equipment and materials to undertake clean-up
  • additional labour costs (above and beyond normal wage expenditure, i.e. day-to-day staffing)
  • disposing of damaged goods and stock, including associated costs
  • repairs to buildings (other than housing)
  • reconditioning/repairing essential plant and equipment
  • purchase or hire/lease costs for equipment essential to the immediate resumption of the business
  • payment for tradespeople to conduct safety inspections
  • essential repairs to premises and internal fittings that is not covered by insurance.

The maximum grant amount is $50,000 and is available through 2 applications:

  • An initial amount of up to $10,000 is available to support an initial claim. Evidence of the direct damage such as photographs, quotations, tax invoices and official receipts is required.
  • A subsequent amount of up to $40,000 is available to support subsequent claims for which full evidence of payment is required.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a small business owner
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the disaster
  • own a small business located in:
    • Bundaberg Regional Council
    • Fraser Coast Regional Council
    • Gympie Regional Council
    • North Burnett Regional Council
    • South Burnett Regional Council
  • have been engaged in carrying on the small business when affected by the natural disaster
  • intend to re-establish the small business in the same area.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth (Small Business).