Small business assistanceSmall Business Recovery Centre
Affected small business owners can visit Townsville's Small Business Recovery Centre to access office facilities, mentoring services and advice from all levels of government on financial assistance, insurance and other business matters.
Visit the centre at 143 Walker Street, Townsville, open 9am-5pm, 7 days a week, or phone 1300 654 687.
You can also register online and tell us where you most need help. Our Recovery Centre team will follow up on your enquiry.
Small business recovery sessions
The small business recovery sessions will visit centres across North West Queensland from March 11-21 to provide businesses with flood recovery support and information, including financial assistance, insurance and mentoring.
Tradies' register to help with repairs
Licensed contractors can apply to join the North Queensland Flood Register to help with repairs to make homes secure, safe and habitable.
If you need help with clean-up or repairs, you can search the register to find a licensed contractor working in your local area.
Go Local, Grow Local
Download Go Local, Grow Local tools for your small business to promote products or services and encourage Queenslanders to spend their money locally.
Disaster recovery information and advice
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.
You and your employees may be eligible for the Disaster Recovery Allowance if your income has been affected by the disaster. Visit the Department of Human Services for eligibility criteria and more information
. 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