Grants are activated for these local government areas:
- Burdekin Shire Council
- Cloncurry Shire Council
- Douglas Shire Council
- Flinders Shire Council
- Hinchinbrook Shire Council
- McKinlay Shire Council
- Richmond Shire Council
- Townsville City Council
- Winton Shire Council
If your primary production enterprise suffered direct damage as a result of an eligible disaster, grants are available from QRIDA to assist your enterprise pay for costs of clean-up and reinstatement. Please note, the closing date for applications is 9 August 2019 .
An Exceptional Circumstances Grant up to a maximum of $25,000 is available to assist eligible primary producers as follows:
- Initial grant amounts to assist you with cleaning and reinstatement costs immediately following the disaster event – up to a total of $5,000; and
- Subsequent grant amounts to assist you with additional cleaning and reinstatement costs – up to a total of $20,000
Please note that all claims must be supported by either evidence of damage and quotes (initial grant) or evidence of damage, invoices and proof of payment (subsequent grant). Note, if claiming a subsequent grant then evidence of payment must be supplied for both the initial and subsequent grant amounts. For further information, please refer to the scheme guidelines and application form.
To be eligible for assistance you must own a primary production enterprise located in one of the ‘defined disaster areas’ for the relevant disaster.