Needing Support in Natural Disaster?
Residential Tenancy Authority Support-
Australian Government Disaster Payment-
Australian Government Disaster Recovery allowance-
This is a short-term payment to help people if a disaster directly affects their income, available for a maximum of 13 weeks.
Joint Queensland/Commonwealth Emergency Hardship Assistance grants-
Joint QLD/Commonwealth Essential household contents grant-
Tenants may be eligible for financial assistance to provide a contribution towards replacing or repairing essential household contents, such as beds, linen and whitegoods, that have been lost or damaged in a disaster.
Grants of up to $1,765 for single adults and up to $5,300 for couples/families are available in the LGAs of Brisbane, Logan, Noosa Ipswich, Somerset, Moreton Bay, Lockyer Valley, Gympie and the Dallarnil locality in North Burnett.
Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349
Tenants needing temporary accommodation
Tenants who need accommodation support should call 13 74 68 or go to the Queensland Government housing website.