QLD: North Queensland Flood Recovery Package

Australian Government

The North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency was announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on 1 March 2019 to assist with the immediate response, recovery and reconstruction efforts in support of North, Far North and Western Queensland communities affected by heavy rainfall and wide-spread flooding in early 2019.

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Breakdown of long-term recovery package

  • $100 million for an infrastructure betterment fund
  • $14.5 million for the restoration of damaged water and sewerage infrastructure
  • $20 million for the clean-up and repair of community and recreational assets and facilities
  • $10 million for business and industry support
  • $5 million for a tourism recovery package
  • $22 million for a North West Queensland beef recovery package
  • $2 million for extraordinary fodder supply
  • $33 million for a riparian and coastal recovery program
  • $3 million for weed and pest management
  • $15.5 million for a resilience grants program
  • $750,000 for community information and education
  • $3.5 million for a flood mapping and warning program
  • $7 million for community health and wellbeing
  • $5.25 million for a community development program, and
  • $500,000 for monitoring and evaluation.

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