Queensland natural disaster assistance

If you are a small business owner or primary producer who has been affected by a natural disaster in Queensland, there may be financial assistance available, as well as a range of support services to help you recover.

Individuals and families can apply for financial support to assist with disaster recovery. Phone the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

Small businesses

Visit QRAA or phone 1800 623 946 to find out if you are eligible for disaster assistance.

For disaster recovery information, see:

Phone the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland's Employer Assistance Line on 1300 731 988 for:

  • advice and support if your business has been forced to close or reduce operations
  • industrial relations advice on managing your staff appropriately and meeting your obligations under the Fair Work Act 2009.

Primary producers

Freight subsidies

Primary producers in affected areas can apply for freight subsidies of up to $5000. Phone 13 25 23 to find out if you are eligible.

Leasehold rent relief

Landholders can apply to have their next leasehold rental payment deferred. Find out more about deferring your rent or instalment.

Support services for primary producers

If your farm has been affected by a natural disaster, find out: