Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – South East QLD Flooding (Primary Producer)


This program provides funding to primary producers impacted by south-east QLD rainfall and flooding, 22 February to 7 March 2022.
Open

Closes in 105 days

Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $75,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland primary producers affected by south-east QLD rainfall and flooding, 22 February to 7 March 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 injured or dead livestock, including associated costs
  • repairs to buildings (other than housing)
  • fencing not covered by any other assistance
  • reconditioning/repairing essential plant and equipment
  • salvaging crops, grain and feeds
  • 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 $75,000 and is available through 2 applications:

  • An initial amount of up to $15,000 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 $60,000 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 Queensland primary producer
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the eligible disaster
  • have a primary production enterprise that is located in the defined area for the eligible disaster that has suffered direct damage as a result of the eligible disaster
  • have been engaged in carrying on the primary production enterprise when affected by the eligible disaster
  • be primarily responsible for meeting the costs claimed in the application
  • intend to re-establish the primary production enterprise in the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants – South East QLD Flooding (Primary Producer).