2021-22 Rainfall and Flooding - for primary producers

Three significant events occurred across the 2021-22 Rainfall and Flooding season:

A range of assistance has been activated through the joint State and Commonwealth Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) to address the immediate and long-term impacts from the events.

Grant funding

Extraordinary disaster assistance grants have been made available to flood-affected primary producers, small businesses, not-for-profit organisations following the three events. Grants have also been made available to sporting and community clubs impacted by the South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding.

Southern Queensland Flooding

Extraordinary assistance grants of up to $75,000 are available to eligible primary producers to go towards clean-up and repair efforts. 

Primary producer grants are available in the following 17 local government areas:

  • Balonne
  • Gympie
  • Lockyer Valley
  • Somerset
  • Southern Downs
  • Western Downs

People can apply for the primary producer grants through the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority website

South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding

Extraordinary assistance grants of up to $75,000 are available to eligible primary producers to go towards clean-up and repair efforts. 

Primary producer grants are available in the following 17 local government areas:

  • Brisbane
  • Fraser Coast
  • Gold Coast
  • Gympie
  • Ipswich
  • Lockyer Valley
  • Logan
  • Moreton Bay
  • Noosa
  • North Burnett
  • Redland
  • Scenic Rim
  • Somerset
  • South Burnett
  • Southern Downs
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Toowoomba

People can apply for the primary producer grants through the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority website

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth

Extraordinary assistance grants of up to $50,000 are available to eligible primary producers to go towards clean-up and repair efforts. 

Primary producer grants are available in the following five local government areas:

  • Bundaberg 
  • Fraser Coast
  • Gympie
  • North Burnett
  • South Burnett

People can apply for the primary producer grants through the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority website

Central, Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding

Extraordinary assistance grants of up to $50,000 are available to eligible primary producers to go towards clean-up and repair efforts. 

Primary producer grants are available in the following 11 local government areas:

  • Balonne
  • Banana
  • Bundaberg 
  • Goondiwindi
  • Lockyer Valley
  • Scenic Rim
  • Somerset
  • South Burnett
  • Southern Downs
  • Toowoomba
  • Western Downs

People can apply for the primary producer grants through the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority website