2021-22 Rainfall and Flooding - for individuals

A range of assistance has been activated through the joint State and Commonwealth Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) to address the immediate and long-term effects from the following events in the 2021-22 summer season:

South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding

Personal hardship financial assistance has been activated for people in affected areas. Eligible people can apply for the following assistance grants:  

The following 15 local government areas have been activated:

  • Brisbane City local government area (LGA) (specific suburbs)
  • Fraser Coast LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Gold Coast LGA (specific suburbs)Ipswich LGA
  • Gladstone LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Gympie LGA
  • Ipswich LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Logan LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Lockyer Valley LGA
  • Moreton Bay LGA
  • Noosa LGA (specific suburbs and streets)
  • North Burnett LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Redland City LGA
  • Scenic Rim LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Somerset LGA
  • Sunshine Coast LGA (specific suburbs and streets)

Find further information about the personal hardship grants, including how to apply at www.qld.gov.au/SEQrecoverygrants or contact the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

The Commonwealth Government has also activated the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment to support people adversely affect by the flooding and rainfall. This funding is administered by the Australian Government.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth

Personal hardship financial assistance has been activated for people in affected areas. Eligible people can apply for the following assistance grants:  

The following three local government areas (LGAs) have been activated:

  • Fraser Coast LGA (specific suburbs)
  • Gympie LGA (specific suburbs)
  • North Burnett LGA (specific suburbs)

Find further information about the personal hardship grants, including how to apply at www.qld.gov.au or contact the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

The Commonwealth Government has also activated the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment to support people adversely affect by the flooding and rainfall. This funding is administered by the Australian Government.

Central, Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding

Personal hardship financial assistance has been activated for people in affected areas. Eligible people can apply for the following assistance grants:  

The following local government area (LGA) has been activated:

  • Goondiwindi LGA (Inglewood, Coolmunda and Texas (defined properties only)

Find further information about the personal hardship grants, including how to apply at www.qld.gov.au or contact the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

The Commonwealth Government has also activated the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment to support people adversely affect by the flooding and rainfall. This funding is administered by the Australian Government.

Community Recovery

Visit Community Recovery's Disaster pages or call the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 for further information or support.