Extraordinary Disaster Recovery Grants – Southern Queensland Fires (Primary Producer)

This program provides funding to primary producers impacted by southern Queensland fires, 8 September to 7 November 2023.
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Closes in 101 days

Closing date: Friday 14 June 2024 Fri 14 Jun 2024

What do you get?

Funding of up to $75,000.

Who is this for?

Primary producers affected by southern Queensland fires, 8 September to 7 November 2023.

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 $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 $65,000 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 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.

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