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Natural disaster and drought assistance (registration and licensing)

To help Queenslanders affected by the recent severe weather activities of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, natural disaster assistance may be available.

Visit the Queensland Reconstruction Authority website for more information on eligibility.

The department provides a natural disaster assistance package and a drought assistance package for eligible registered operators.

Natural disaster assistance package

The natural disaster assistance package information bulletin gives an overview of the natural disaster assistance provided by the department. In the event of a natural 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 to primary producers. This package is offered in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and the Queensland Police Service.

Any guidelines mentioned in this package can be found on the Heavy vehicle guidelines and class permits page.

Primary producers are eligible for drought assistance if their property has been drought declared by DAF.

Find out more information about drought assistance by calling DAF on the drought information hotline—1800 025 656x. There is also drought assistance information available from DAF's website.

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Last updated
21 July 2017