Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants - Small Business QLD

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Provides small businesses affected by the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough 25 January - 14 February 2019 with funding of up to $50,000 to help with the costs of clean-up and reinstatement activities.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a small business owner
  • hold an Australian Business Number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the disaster
  • own a small business in the eligible disaster-declared area which has suffered direct damage as a result of the disaster

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Deadline to apply:

Contact information:

1800 623 946

contact_us@qrida.qld.gov.au

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Overview

Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants - Small Business provides small businesses with funding to help them with costs of clean-up and reinstatement activities following a declared natural disaster.

Eligible clean-up and reinstatement activities may include:

  • hiring or leasing equipment or materials essential to clean-up or for immediately resuming business activities
  • removing and disposing of debris, damaged goods and material
  • repairing buildings or repairing or replacing fittings in buildings (business premises)
  • replacing lost or damaged stock essential for immediately resuming trading
  • leasing temporary premises to resume operations
  • engaging a person to clean or to conduct a safety inspection of premises
  • paying additional wages to an employee to assist with the clean-up work

An initial grant of up to $10,000 is available to assist with cleaning and reinstatement costs immediately following the disaster event.

A subsequent grant of up to a total of $50,000 is available to assist with additional cleaning and reinstatement costs.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a small business owner
  • hold an Australian Business Number (ABN) and have held that ABN at the time of the disaster
  • own a small business in the eligible disaster-declared area which has suffered direct damage as a result of the disaster
  • have been engaged in carrying on the small business when affected by the natural disaster
  • be primarily responsible for meeting the costs claimed in the application
  • intend to re-establish the small business in the defined disaster area for the eligible disaster

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants - Small Business.

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply at Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants - Small Business.

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