Tourism Lease and Licence Holder Assistance QLD

The Queensland government has introduced a scheme to provide state land rent relief to tourism businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

State land rent waiver.

Who is this for?

Queensland tourism businesses.


Businesses that hold a state lease or licence for tourism purposes and receive quarterly rental invoices, can apply for a land rent deferral.

Eligible applicants will receive the following support:

  • deferral of rental invoices due between 1 February 2020 and 31 July 2020 to be payable by 1 January 2021, with no penalty interest accruing on overdue balances for this period
  • a refund of rent for the first quarter of 2020 if already paid

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must:

  • hold a term lease, perpetual lease or road licence for tourism purposes, you are not eligible if you hold a permit to occupy
  • receive your rental invoice quarterly
  • currently be trading or operating under the terms of your lease or licence and in substantive compliance with your lease or licence conditions
  • be suffering financial hardship as a result of adverse economic conditions related to the purpose of the lease as a result of COVID-19 (coronavirus)

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Tourism Lease and Licence Holder Assistance.