Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants

Date/Deadline: 05 Dec, 2022

Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants are available to assist directly impacted primary producers and small businesses with the costs of clean-up and the reinstatement of their business.

PRIMARY PRODUCER

What assistance is available?

Grants of up to $50,000 are available for affected producers following Central Southern Western Qld Rainfall and Flooding to hire or purchase equipment and materials, clean up, remove debris, replace fencing and other costs associated with the recovery process. Producers should take photographs of the direct damage to accompany their application/s.

Producers need to show they are an eligible primary producer, within the declared disaster area and demonstrate they have suffered direct impact from the disaster.

The maximum grant amount is $50,000 and can be accessed through the following:

• Initial application/s up to the total amount of $10,000 is available to support an initial claim. Evidence of the direct damage such as photographs and quotations, tax invoices and official receipts is required.
• Subsequent application/s up to the total amount of $40,000 is available to support subsequent claims for which full evidence of payment is required.

Complete applications are assessed in order of receipt and QRIDA may request further information to help assess an application.

BUSINESS

What assistance is available?

Grants of up to $25,000 are available for affected Small Businesses following Central Southern Western Qld Rainfall and Flooding to hire or purchase equipment and materials, clean up, remove debris, replace fencing and other costs associated with the recovery process. Businesses should take photographs of the direct damage to accompany their application/s.

Applicants need to show they are an eligible Small Business, within the declared disaster area and demonstrate they have suffered direct impact from the disaster.

The maximum grant amount is $25,000 and can be accessed through the following:

• Initial application/s up to the total amount of $5,000 is available to support an initial claim. Evidence of the direct damage such as photographs and quotations, tax invoices and official receipts is required.
• Subsequent application/s up to the total amount of 20,000 is available to support subsequent claims for which full evidence of payment is required.

Complete applications are assessed in order of receipt and QRIDA may request further information to help assess an application.

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