Support for agribusiness during natural disasters

Northern and Central Queensland monsoon and flooding (20 December 2022 – March 2023)

Small businesses and primary producers in the eligible local government areas may be able to access:

Find an electrician or diesel mechanic for your farm's emergency repairs, such as for generators, pumps, property vehicles and diesel engines. Keep your receipts for future potential claims.

Fodder can be collected from:

  • Donors Hill – phone 0429  665 159
  • Normanton (Hawkins Transport) – phone 0418 451 688.

Complete the DAF disaster impact survey if your farm has been impacted by recent weather events in Queensland.

After a natural disaster, assess how your business has been affected. This will help you know what to do to recover.

A recovery plan can help minimise losses and get your business running again after an incident.

Once you have completed your clean-up and assessed the state of your business, you can begin the rebuilding process.

Health and wellbeing


The Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) provides free rural financial counselling to farmers, fishing enterprises, forestry growers and harvesters, and small, related businesses who are suffering financial hardship.

Landholders can apply to have their next leasehold rental payment deferred.

The Farm Household Allowance provides money for basic living expenses to eligible farm families experiencing hardship. You do not have to be in a drought-declared area to apply.

Other financial help:

Cleaning up


Find out about the funding and support to prepare and manage your property during drought.


General enquiries 13 25 23