Funding assistance

Making funding available to communities and individuals when and where they need it is an important piece of the recovery journey. Funding for recovery and resilience is offered through a range of initiatives in Queensland.

DRFA
A joint funding initiative of the Australian and state governments to provide disaster relief and recovery payments and infrastructure restoration
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An all-hazards relief program that is 100% state funded and covers natural and non-natural disasters
Alpha railway restored
Funding for projects to strengthen resilience of Queensland communities and help better prepare for disasters
Damaged outdoor recreation fields
Funding for not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations to re-establish facilities and activities after disasters (external link)
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Funding assistance for small businesses severely impacted by natural disasters (external link)
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Support for regional council job-creating maintenance and minor infrastructure projects (external link)
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Supports not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland with grants from $500 to $35,000 (external link)
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Short-term allowance for people affected by a major disaster (Australian Government external link)
Red Cross providing ration packs to individuals
Assistance for individuals, not-for-profits and businesses is provided by other state and non-government agencies