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Disaster assistance for latest QLD flood event

Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA)

Personal hardship disaster assistance has been activated to help flood-affected residents in the Lockyer Valley and Southern Downs to cover the costs of immediate essential needs, such as food, temporary accommodation, clothing and medication.

In addition, the Brisbane, Fraser Coast, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Gympie, Lockyer Valley, Logan, Moreton Bay, North Burnett, South Burnett, Southern Downs and Toowoomba LGAs have been activated for counter disaster operations assistance to cover the costs of the immediate clean-up efforts.

Resilient Homes Fund

Queenslanders whose homes were damaged by floods can now register to access grants to raise, repair, retrofit or have their home voluntarily bought back.

Funding is available for rebuilding resilient homes, raising homes or buying back homes.

Queensland homeowners across 37 local government areas whose property was inundated as a result of any of the three major floods in 2021-22 including the South East Queensland floods (22 February 2022 onwards); the ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth floods (29 December 2021 – 10 January 2022); and the Central, Southern and Western Queensland flooding (10 November – 3 December 2021).

Did paper-based office-based bookkeeping systems let you down during the floods? Now’s the time to think about a Cloud Bookkeeping solution — ask us how on 1300 015 130.

Source: Queensland Government

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