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South east Queensland rainfall and flooding February 2022

Financial assistance is available for people in these areas who were affected by the significant rainfall and flooding events.

Find your closest Community Recovery Hub or Support Services location.

Eligible areas

The following Commonwealth/State jointly funded financial assistance measure has been activated:

*eligibility criteria applies

Apply online via the Community Recovery Portal, or by phoning the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

  • Alberton
  • Bonogin
  • Cedar Creek
  • Currumbin
  • Currumbin Valley
  • Currumbin Waters
  • Elanora
  • Jacobs Well
  • Labrador
  • Lower Beechmont
  • Luscombe
  • Merrimac
  • Mudgeeraba
  • Neranwood
  • Norwell
  • Palm Beach Springbrook
  • Stapylton
  • Steilglitz
  • Tallai
  • Tallebudgera
  • Tallebudgera Valley
  • Woongoolba
  • Yatala.

The following Commonwealth/State jointly funded financial assistance measure has been activated:

*eligibility criteria applies

Apply online via the Community Recovery Portal, or by phoning the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

  • Bahrs Scrub
  • Bannockburn
  • Beenleigh
  • Belivah
  • Berrinba
  • Bethania
  • Boronia Heights
  • Browns Plains
  • Buccan
  • Carbrook
  • Cedar Creek
  • Cedar Grove
  • Cedar Vale
  • Chambers Flat
  • Cornubia
  • Crestmead
  • Daisy Hill
  • Eagleby
  • Edens Landing
  • Flagstone
  • Forestdale
  • Glenlogan
  • Greenbank
  • Heritage Park
  • Hillcrest
  • Holmview
  • Jimboomba
  • Kagaru
  • Kairabah
  • Kingston
  • Loganlea
  • Logan Central
  • Logan Reserve
  • Logan Village
  • Loganholme
  • Marsden
  • Meadowbrook
  • Mount Warren Park
  • Mundoolun
  • Munruben
  • New Beith
  • North Maclean
  • Park Ridge South
  • Riverbend
  • Shailer Park
  • Slacks Creek
  • South Maclean
  • Springwood
  • Stockleigh
  • Tamborine
  • Tanah Merah
  • Undullah
  • Veresdale
  • Waterford
  • Waterford West
  • Windaroo
  • Wolffdene
  • Woodhill
  • Yarrabilba.

The following Commonwealth/State jointly funded financial assistance measure has been activated:

*eligibility criteria applies

Apply online via the Community Recovery Portal, or by phoning the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

  • Black Mountain
  • Boreen Point
  • Como
  • Cooran
  • Cooroy
  • Cootharaba
  • Federal
  • Kin Kin
  • Lake Macdonald
  • Noosaville
  • North Shore/Teewah
  • Pinbarren
  • Pomona
  • Ringtail Creek
  • Tinbeerwah
  • Targeted streets
    • Earl Street Tewantin
    • Ernest Street Tewantin
    • Goodchap Street Tewantin
    • Hilton Esplanade Tewantin
    • Sydney Street Tewantin
    • Werin Street Tewantin
    • All properties after 196 Moorindil Street, Tewantin.

The following Commonwealth/State jointly funded financial assistance measure has been activated:

*eligibility criteria applies

Apply online via the Community Recovery Portal, or by phoning the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

  • Allenview
  • Flying Fox
  • Harrisville
  • Illinbah
  • Kalbar
  • Peak Crossing
  • Sarabah
  • Tamborine Mountain
  • Tamborine Village
  • Undullah.

The following Commonwealth/State jointly funded financial assistance measure has been activated:

*eligibility criteria applies

Apply online via the Community Recovery Portal, or by phoning the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

  • Beerburrum
  • Beerwah
  • Belli Park
  • Caloundra
  • Cambroon
  • Conondale
  • Diamond Valley
  • Eudlo
  • Eumundi
  • Glass House Mountains
  • Glenview
  • Kenilworth
  • Landsborough
  • Maleny
  • Maroochydore
  • Mooloolah Valley
  • Mount Mellum
  • Nambour
  • Yandina
  • Targeted streets
    • Kello Road Beerwah
    • Burnett Court Landsborough
    • Commissioners Flats Road Peachester
    • River Road Peachester
    • Crohamhurst Road Crohamhurst
    • Hodgens Road Crohamhurst
    • Kevdon St Golden Beach
    • Sippy Ck Road Tanawha
    • Peachester Road Peachester (between Bald Knob Road and Caswells Lane)
    • Koala Court Little Mountain.

How to apply for a disaster grant

Make sure you read the eligibility requirements before you apply.

You can apply by:

What you need to include

You will need to have proof of identity and residence to complete your application.

This can be:

  • driver licence or other photo identification
  • Medicare card showing members of your family.

If applying online, enter your driver licence and Medicare card details exactly as they appear on your cards - use your full name and all numbers.

Help with your application

If you need an interpreter, call 1800 173 349 for help to complete your application.

If you don’t have photo ID or your Medicare card, call the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349  or visit a Community Recovery Hub for help with your application.

How to replace lost or destroyed documents.

Transport and vehicle assistance

You can apply for help with vehicle registration, licensing, logbooks, permits, and work diaries.

Australian Government payments

The Disaster Recovery Payment is a one-off payment of $1000 per adult and $400 for each child under 16 to help people who have been significantly affected by a declared disaster.

The Disaster Recovery Allowance is a short-term payment to help people who have had a loss of income as a direct result of the disaster and work or live in the affected Local Government Area.

How to apply for these payments.

Support for communities

If you are experiencing emotional stress or personal financial hardship due to this event, but your area is not eligible for financial assistance, contact your local emergency relief provider or counselling service for support.