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QLD GOVERNMENT GRANTS & LOANS TO FLOOD & CYCLONE VICTIMS

To help manage the impacts of Queensland’s natural disasters, primary producers and small businesses can apply for:


Special disaster flood assistance grants for flood-affected Grants up to a total of $25 000 are available to help eligible producers and small businesses pay for costs arising out of direct damage to their property caused by flooding. Contact: QRAA on 1800 623 946

Concessional (low interest) loans for flood and cyclone-affected Producers and small businesses can apply for a concessional loan up to $250 000. Contact: QRAA on 1800 623 946.

Freight subsidies for flood and cyclone-affected Freight subsidies up to $5000 are available to producers for the movement of foodstuffs, building/fencing materials, restocking of livestock as a result of the event, fodder, machinery/equipment and fuel. Contact: Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI) on 13 25 23.

Farm financial counselling The Queensland Government offers a free farm financial counselling service for primary producers. They can help you assess your current position and options for improvement. For an appointment, call DEEDI on 13 25 23.

See further information on Queensland Flood and Cyclone assistance.

Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha


February 14th, 2011
Topic: FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, GOVERNMENT, HELP ASSISTANCE Tags: , , ,

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