Exceptional circumstances package - 2019 Monsoon Trough

$242 million DRFA Category C and D package

The $242 million package is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments to support Queensland communities in their recovery from the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January to 14 February 2019  under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) for Category C and D. 

This package includes funding for betterment, business and industry support, riparian and coastal recovery and a resilience grants program. It also proposes additional assistance for primary producers, funding to address community development, health and wellbeing, as well as damage to community, sporting and recreational assets. Initiatives to strengthen and restore regional economies, businesses, the environment and tourism are also included.

Links to components of the $242 million recovery package are provided below and provide details of Queensland Government administrating agencies, guidelines, key dates and how to lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) where applicable.