Disaster assistance information.

Are you a sheep producer in the Goondiwindi, Lockyer Valley, Southern Downs, Toowoomba and Western Downs area?

Did you know that you may be eligible to apply for Category B level financial assistance under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA)?

Have you heard about it and not sure where to start?

To help you apply, below are links to take you directly to the information you need to know and forms you need to submit.

A summary of the assistance and the areas impacted by the 10th November -3rd December 2021 rainfall and flooding event is available here.

The financial assistance packages currently available are freight subsidies, disaster assistance loans and essential working capital loans, more information on the available assistance is here.

If you are not sure if you are in a disaster activated area, the full list of areas impacted are available here.

If you are in a disaster activated area, believe that you are eligible and would like to apply for a:

  • freight subsidies, (including fodder, building, fencing machinery, removal of stock, transport of animals) click here,
  • disaster assistance loans, click here,
  • disaster assistance (essential working capital) loan, click here.

If you are not sure you qualify, do not self-assess, or require more information, please contact QRIDA via their website here or phone 1800 623 946 (free call between 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday).

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