Exceptional circumstances package - 2019 Queensland Bushfires

$58.575 million jointly funded DRFA Category C & D package

The $58.575 million jointly funded Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) Category C & D package for the 2019 Queensland Bushfires including initiatives for community recovery, community wellbeing, business and industry, and resilience.

Immediate support package


    Community wellbeing $7.7 million

    Business and industry $6 million

    Resilience $6.3 million

    Firefighter hosing fire
    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
    Staff inspecting damage
    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.
    180919_Canungra Showgrounds_Jo_Glen
    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