Queensland natural disaster assistance

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth flooding (7–10 January 2022)

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Extraordinary disaster assistance recovery grants of up to $50,000, disaster assistance (essential working capital) loans of up to $100,000 and disaster assistance loans of up to $250,000 may be available for small businesses in:

  • Bundaberg Regional Council
  • Fraser Coast Regional Council
  • Gympie Regional Council
  • North Burnett Regional Council
  • South Burnett Regional Council.

Central, Southern and Western Queensland rainfall and flooding (10 November–3 December 2021)

Special disaster assistance recovery grants of up to $25,000 may be available for small businesses in Goondiwindi Regional Council.

Disaster assistance (essential working capital) loans of up to $100,000 may be available for small businesses in Goondiwindi Regional Council.

Disaster assistance loans of up to $250,000 may be available for small businesses in affected Queensland council areas.

Small businesses

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

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

North Queensland flood support

Businesses affected by the North Queensland flood in January and February 2019 can access in-person support from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training North Queensland regional office, located at Level 1, 187 Stanley Street, Townsville. Email sbrc@desbt.qld.gov.au to make an appointment.

Primary producers

Available disaster relief for primary producers

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth flooding (7–10 January 2022)

Central, Southern and Western Queensland rainfall and flooding (10 November–3 December 2021)

Southern Queensland severe weather (20–31 March 2021)

Tropical Cyclone Niran (25 February–3 March 2021)

Northern Queensland flood relief (January-February 2019)

Mental health and wellbeing support

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