Exceptional circumstances package - 2019 Queensland Bushfires

$58.575 million jointly funded DRFA Category C & D package

$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

Resilience $6.3 million

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Aimed at driving recovery, and rebuilding community connectivity and resilience in communities impacted by the bushfires, with funding for non-government organisations, community groups and local governments
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The National Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Disaster Recovery Programs was established to provide a consistent evaluative framework that can be applied to the planning and evaluation of any disaster recovery program in Australia.
Binna Burra
$1.775 million Binna Burra Recovery Package - Category D
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 with master planning to inform its recovery and restoration needs.
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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). Find out mroe