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 natural disasters
Toowoomba flooded
Funding assistance for small businesses severely impacted by natural disasters
Community recovery workers
The $600 million program supports regional councils to undertake job-creating maintenance and minor infrastructure projects
State Recovery Coordinator in front of burnt out building
Supports not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland with grants from $500 to $35,000
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Administered by the Commonwealth Government, this short term payment is for people when a declared disaster directly affects their income
Red Cross providing ration packs to individuals
Assistance for individuals, not-for-profits and businesses is provided by other state and non-government agencies