Special Disaster Grant – Central Southern and Western QLD Rainfall and Flooding (Small Business)


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

Closing date: Friday 30 September 2022 Fri 30 Sep 2022

What you get?

Funding of up to $25,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland small businesses 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 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 $25,000 and is available through 2 applications:

  • An initial amount of up to $5,000 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 $20,000 is available to support subsequent claims for which full evidence of payment is required.

Check if you can apply

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 Goondiwindi Regional Council that has suffered direct damage as a result of the disaster
  • have been engaged in carrying on the small business when affected by the disaster
  • intend to re-establish the small business in the area.

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