Special Disaster Grant – Central Southern and Western QLD Rainfall and Flooding (Primary Producers)


This program provides funding to primary producers impacted by rainfall and flooding in central, southern and western Queensland, 10 November to 3 December 2021.
Open

Closes in 31 days

Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $50,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland primary producers affected by rainfall and flooding in central, southern and western Queensland, 10 November to 3 December 2021.

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 $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 Queensland primary producer
  • hold an Australian business number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the disaster
  • have a primary production enterprise located in one of the defined disaster areas:
    • Banana Shire Council
    • Bundaberg Regional Council
    • Goondiwindi Regional Council
    • Lockyer Valley Regional Council
    • Scenic Rim Regional Council
    • South Burnett Regional Council
    • Southern Downs Regional Council
    • Toowoomba Regional Council
    • Western Downs Regional Council
  • have been engaged in carrying on the primary production enterprise when affected by the natural disaster.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Special Disaster Grant – Central Southern and Western QLD Rainfall and Flooding (Primary Producers).