The Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) is the lead agency responsible for disaster recovery in Queensland. Our key recovery activities include:
- Recovery support and collaboration
- State Recovery Plans
- Disaster Recovery Policy and Planning
- State Recovery Coordinator
- Support for Local Recovery Plans
- Recovery capability development
- Damage Assessment and Reconstruction Monitoring system (DARMsys™).
Recovery after a disaster - useful links for Queenslanders
The Queensland Government publishes a Recovery after a disaster webpage with useful links for Queenslanders including:
- Financial assistance - includes information about:
- Emergency hardship assistance
- Essential services hardship assistance grant
- Essential household contents grant
- Structural assistance grant
- Essential services safety and reconnection grants
- Help for primary producers.
- Support - includes information about:
- Managing stress after a disaster
- Family relationships after a disaster
- Support groups
- Business support
- Rural disaster support
- Regional community support services.
- Find a Community Recovery hub location
- Health, wellbeing and cleaning up - includes information about:
- electricity and water utilities contacts
- after a storm, flood or cyclone (returning to affected buildings, pools and water tanks, floodwater contamination, mould, asbestos, landholder repairs, drugs and poison disposal)
- disaster recovery for livestock farms
- after a bushfire.
- Housing help after a disaster
- Self Recovery App - The Self Recovery App provides access to vital information about disasters and emergencies in Queensland.
- How can I help? - Donate time, goods and services, or make a financial contribution to assist recovery following a disaster or emergency event.
- Volunteering - Information about volunteering for disaster recovery, including volunteering with the SES, Rural Fire Service and Australian Volunteer Coast Guard.
- Insurance - Information about making an insurance claim following a natural disaster
- Replace lost or destroyed documents.