Exceptional circumstances package - 2019 Monsoon Trough
This $242 million package is to support Queensland communities in their recovery from the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January to 14 February. The 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.
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.
All programs in this package have now closed.