Disaster and drought assistance (registration and licensing)
The Department of Transport and Main Roads provides a disaster assistance package and a drought assistance package for eligible registered operators.
Any guidelines mentioned in the packages below can be found on the heavy vehicle guidelines and class permits page.
Disaster assistance package
The disaster assistance package information bulletin gives an overview of the disaster assistance provided by the department. In the event of a disaster, please also refer to the National Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) summary and map or the Queensland Government disasters and emergencies page for more information on financial assistance arrangements in your area.
Drought assistance package
The drought assistance package information bulletin gives an overview of the drought assistance provided by the department. This package is offered in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Queensland Police Service.
Primary producers are eligible for drought assistance if their property has been drought declared by DAFF.
Find out more information about drought assistance by calling DAFF on the drought information hotline—1800 025 656x. There is also drought assistance information available from DAFF's website.
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