Help for people directly affected by a natural disaster in Queensland, such as fires, storms or floods.

Support for more people affected by SEQ severe storms and flooding

Support has been extended to more suburbs affected by severe storms and flooding in south east Queensland. Read more about support for South East Queensland Severe Storms and Flooding, December 2023 to January 2024.

We provide Australian Government assistance such as Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance when there’s a declared natural disaster event.

Your state government provides assistance which may include grants and loans.

You may be eligible for both Australian Government and state government natural disaster support.

Australian Government support

To find what Australian Government support is available, select the event affecting you.

Queensland Government support

The Queensland Government provides support for people affected by a natural disaster.

This may include:

  • individual and business grants
  • loans for small businesses and non-profit organisations
  • help from a Community Recovery Officer.

Check what emergencies and natural disaster assistance you can get on the Queensland Government website.

The Australian Government and state and territory governments work together to provide support if you’re affected by an eligible natural disaster event. Read more about how government disaster support works.

Other support

If you’ve been affected by a disaster, there may be other payments or support services to help you. Read about other support and additional help for natural disasters.

Page last updated: 5 January 2024.
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