Economic Recovery Group

The effects of a disaster on the economic environment can be classified in terms of direct and indirect impacts. The tangible impacts can usually be given a monetary value and may include loss of tourism, employment opportunities and reduction in cash flow for businesses.

Lead Agency

Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning

https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/

The Economic Recovery Group is chaired by the Director-General of the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

Membership

Membership of the Economic Recovery Group varies from disaster to disaster, but typically includes representatives from relevant peak bodies and industry groups, affected local governments and Australian and Queensland Government economic agencies:

  • Mayor and CEO of affected councils/Local Disaster Coordinator or
  • Local Recovery Coordinator
  • Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning
  • Department of the Premier and Cabinet
  • Department Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Department Natural Resources and Mines
  • Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport
  • Department  of  Employment, Small  Business and Training  
  • Tourism and Events Queensland
  • Queensland Reconstruction Authority
  • Queensland Rural and Industry Authority (QRIDA)
  • Queensland Treasury
  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
  • Queensland Police Service
  • Department of Jobs and Small Business (Federal)
  • Local Government Association of Queensland
  • Queensland Resources Council
  • AgForce Queensland
  • Queensland Farmers Federation
  • Insurance Council
  • Australian Bankers Association
  • Australian Industry Group
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland
  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • National Retail Association
  • Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Telstra
  • Queensland Bulk Ports
  • Energy Queensland
  • GIVIT
  • Queensland Trucking Association
  • Aurizon