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QTPA Member Alert |Natural Disaster Recovery

Natural Disaster Recovery

Primary producers impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ita have access to a range of support, including concessional loans and freight subsidies.

Category B disaster assistance is available for the following 16 shires under standard Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements:

  • Burdekin
  • Cairns
  • Cassowary Coast
  • Cook
  • Douglas
  • Hinchinbrook
  • Hope Vale
  • Lockhart River
  • Mackay
  • Mareeba
  • Palm Island
  • Tablelands
  • Townsville
  • Whitsunday
  • Wujal Wujal
  • Yarrabah.

Under these arrangements, freight subsidies up to $5,000 and low-interest concessional loans from QRAA up to $250,000 are available for eligible applicants.

To find our if you are eligible for freight subsidies contact DAFF on 13 25 23, or for concessional loan eligibility contact QRAA on 1800 623 946.

For more information on the assistance available for those affected by Tropical Cyclone Ita, visit the Queensland Government Business and Information Portal


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