Extraordinary Disaster Recovery Grants – SE Queensland Severe Storms and Rainfall (Small Business)

This program provides funding to small businesses and not-for-profits impacted by south-east Queensland severe storms and rainfall, 24 December 2023 to 3 January 2024.
Open
Closes in 126 days

Closing date: Tuesday 9 July 2024 Tue 9 Jul 2024

What do you get?

Funding of up to $50,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland small businesses and not-for-profits affected by south-east Queensland severe storms and rainfall, 24 December 2023 to 3 January 2024.

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.

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 the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster that has suffered direct damage as a result of the eligible disaster
  • have been engaged in carrying on the small business when affected by the eligible disaster
  • be primarily responsible for meeting the costs claimed in the application
  • intend to re-establish the small business in the same area.

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