The state and federal governments have announced a financial support package of $558.5 million for small businesses, farmers, not for profit organisations and sporting and community clubs devastated by the flood emergency across south-east Queensland.
Eligibility is for designated local government areas that suffered significant damage as a result of the rainfall and flood events during 22 February to 7 March.
The following grants will be made available:
- Up to $75,000 for primary producers
- Up to $50,000 for small businesses and not for profit organisations
- $20,000 for sporting and community clubs
Low Interest Loans of up to $250,000 are also available as part of this support package as well as freight subsidies of $5000 for primary producers moving stock, feed, machinery, fuel or building/fencing materials.
These grants are available through the Queensland Rural and Industry Development. You can access more information and the portal to apply here:
Primary Producers: https://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/primary-producers
One-off support by way of $1000 Disaster Recovery Payments has also been announced for individuals affected, please visit our earlier article here to find out more.
For any support in understanding the disaster recovery payment, please contact you Hall Chadwick QLD advisor.