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Tropical Cyclone Ita

The Commonwealth and Queensland Governments have made emergency assistance available under the jointly-funded Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) for the following towns and shires impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ita:

  • Cooktown and Laura in Cook Shire
  • Hope Vale Shire
  • Wujal Wujal Shire
  • Lizard Island

Immediate Hardship Assistance and other financial support is now available for affected residents in these local government areas.

Contact the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 to see if you qualify for assistance or for further information.

The emotional impact of disasters can still be felt long after the event. Read more about emotional support following a disaster

Community Recovery Hotline

  • For assistance call 1800 173 349
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Last updated:
17 April 2014

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