2019 Queensland Bushfires - DRFA Category C and D

$20 million Community Recovery Package - Category C

The $20 million package is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments to support Queensland communities in their recovery from the 2019 Queensland Bushfires,September - December 2019 under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) for Category C. 

This package includes funding for a targeted tourism recovery program, and programs supporting community development, health and wellbeing, and community-led recovery and resilience.

Community Wellbeing $7.7 million

Business and Industry $6 million

$1.775 million Binna Burra Recovery Package - Category D

The $1.775 million package is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments to assist with the clean-up of the Binna Burra Lodge and lay the foundations for the restoration and revitalisation of the site.

Under this funding, the Binna Burra Lodge will also undertake master planning to inform its recovery and restoration needs.

$36.8 million Local Economic Recovery Program - Category D

The Local Economic Recovery (LER) Program aims to support projects that contribute to local and regional economic and social recovery in areas most severely impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires.

The funding is jointly provided by the Australian and Queensland Governments through Category D of the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).

Eligible applicants include:

  • local government bodies 
  • Queensland Government departments and agencies

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