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Exceptional Assistance under DRFA – North & Far North Qld Monsoon Trough

14 May, 2019, Posted By Townsville Chamber

A number of exceptional assistance measures have now been approved under Category C and D of the jointly funded Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).

The following assistance measures have been jointly approved by the Queensland and Australian Governments:

  • Community Recovery Package including: Community Development Program; Mental Health Support Program; Flexible Grants Program; Community Information and Education; Community Assets; Business and Industry Support; and Tourism Recovery Program.
  • Category D Special Disaster Assistance Grants for: Primary Producers; and Small Business and Not-for-profits.
  • Payments to flood affected local governments.
  • Exceptional Circumstances Package, including: North West Queensland Beef Recovery Package; Environmental Recovery Package; Betterment Fund; and Local Resilience and Recovery Initiatives.

Please click here for the Activation Summary for details of all assistance measures and the local government areas/recipients activated for the DRFA funding.

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