Small businesses, primary producers and non-profit organisations in the defined disaster areas who were directly impacted by the recent South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding (22 February - 7 March 2022) may now apply for Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants. Applications close 5 September 2022.
Those who are suffering and in distress are encouraged to seek support during recovery efforts.
Make an insurance claim
WFI has set up dedicated hotlines for people to lodge their claims for damage, and teams are now on the ground at the Caboolture recovery centre in Queensland's Moreton Bay region.
WFI 1300 934 934
NRMA or 1300 317 526
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth, 7 - 10 January 2022
Regional Manager, Andrew Sinnamon 0427144298
Regional President, Belinda Callanan 0427 128 684
AgForce QLD Southeast Queensland February 2022 floods Impact Survey: Impacted producers can upload photos and details of flood damage and impacts by clicking here.
AgForce QLD Wide Bay Burnett Jan 2022 Flood Impact Survey: Impacted producers can upload photos and details of flood damage and impacts by clicking here.
AgForce QLD Wide Bay Burnett Jan 2022 Roads and Dams Survey: Producers and Local Government can upload photos and record details of damage to local roads, farm dams etc. by clicking here.
Department Agriculture and Fisheries:
Report damage impacts – Ph 13 25 23
Disaster assistance including freight subsidies for primary producers.
Burnett Mary Regional Natural Resource Management Group: Ann McKenzie 0448 440 226
Rural Financial Counselling Service: Kim Corfield, Wide Bay Burnett area Biggenden Office M: 0427 296 848 | Email email@example.com
Qld Rural Industry Development Authority (QRIDA):
Disaster Assistance for primary producers
Disaster Assistance Loans up $250,000, applications close 31 December 2023.
Disaster Assistance (Essential Working Capital) Loans up to $100,000, applications close 31 December 2023.
Extraordinary Disaster Recovery Grants up to $50,000 applications close 29th July 2022.
Cynthia Godden (Burnett, including Gympie, Sunshine Coast, North and South Burnett). Freecall 1800 623 946 | Mobile 0417 778 317 | Email Cynthia.firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Barrett, Regional Area Manager - Wide Bay (based in Bundaberg) Ph 07 4154 2874 |Mobile 0417 775 547 | E email@example.com
Community Recovery QLD: Emergency Hardship payments – $900 per family 5 or more, $180 per person www.communityrecovery.qld.gov.au or hotline 1800 173 349
Local Economic Development Groups:
Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation: Kristy Board M: 0400710 547
Tiaro & District Chamber of Commerce Ph 07 4193 9256
National Resilience Recovery Agency (NRRA): Hannah Leu 0428 592 653 Kingaroy
Wide Bay Burnett Coordination: Leo Geraghty 0429024041 or Kathy Duff 0437020705 www.blazeaid.com.au
Murgon Camp (Located Murgon Showgrounds)
Coordinator: Rod (Spud) Murphy M: 0414088251
Woolooga Camp (Located Brooyar Station, Woolooga)
Coordinator: Maggee Apps M: 0418745994
Biggenden Camp (Located Biggenden Showgrounds)
Contact M: 0427 155 06
Local information and updates from councils through your Local Disaster Management group may also assist:
Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding
Regional Manager, Andrew Sinnamon 0427144298
Regional President, Belinda Callanan 0427128684
Department Of Agriculture and Fisheries:
Report damage impacts 132523
Queensland Rural Industry Development Authority (QRIDA)
Grant information: Click here
Manager, Natural Disasters and Drought Sheree Finney
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org M: 0427 000 722 Freecall: 1800 623 946
Rural Financial Counselling Service:
Nicole Gamack Rural Financial Counsellor GoondiwindiMobile 0447 760 743 Nicole.Gamack@rfcssq.org.au
Queensland Reconstruction Authority:
Jo Killick General Manager, Recovery
P 07 3035 6991 M 0427 308 166 E email@example.com
Gail Courte M: 0428 185 184 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Blazeaid Texas camp
Linda Brown 0439 489 333 email@example.com
AgForce has a range of information vital to helping with disaster management
To help you to prepare for, during, and in recovery from an event, we have compiled this list of invaluable links.
• Access the Queensland government’s ‘Get Ready’ website:
o Get Ready
o Get prepared
o During a disaster
o After a disaster
• Find out more about road conditions in your area.
• QRIDA has essential information on community disaster preparedness.
And, of course, we are always here as well. Contact us directly on (07) 3236 3100.