Queensland natural disaster assistance - Queensland


Bushfire, Flood and other Disaster Relief

Information on support available for Disaster affected businesses can be found on the Business Queensland Natural Disaster Assistance page.

Recovery grants

Affected small businesses may be eligible for special disaster assistance recovery grants and loans to assist with clean-up and reinstatement activities.

Exceptional Disaster Assistance Loans - Primary Producer & Business

Primary producers and business owners whose assets have sustained exceptional damage as a direct result of the North and Far North Queensland Trough disaster event may be able to access low interest exceptional disaster assistance loans.

Primary producers

If you are a primary producer who was impacted by the floods you can find more information about disaster recovery assistance grants and loans on the primary producer disaster recovery page.

Read about disaster-declared areas and primary producer assistance.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Additional information

Disaster recovery information and advicePhone 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.
You and your employees may be eligible for the Disaster Recovery Allowance if your income has been affected by the disaster.

Primary producers
Find information on financial assistance for primary producers, including freight subsidies and leasehold rent relief, or phone 13 25 23.
Find out what primary producers should do after a natural disaster.


Administering agency

Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority

Contact details

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Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority

Operating address: Level 26
32 Turbot Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 211
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1800 623 946
Email: contact_us@qrida.qld.gov.au
Website: Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (Opens in new window)