More than $3.3 billion has been paid or committed to assist affected people, businesses and communities by this event with recovery and reconstruction.
- Over $75 million has been paid to 1354 primary producers in Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants (up to $75,000 per eligible primary producer), as at 19 July 2019.
- $300 million of Commonwealth funding committed for North Queensland Restocking, Replanting & On-farm Infrastructure Grants – up to $400,000 (dollar-for-dollar co-contribution) to eligible primary producers. To date, 31 grants totalling $9 million have been approved.
- Almost $7.7 million has been paid to 588 small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in Special Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants (up to $50,000 per eligible small business or not-for-profit organisation), as at 28 June 2019.
- Over $112 million has been paid to over 96,000 applicants under the Commonwealth’s Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance, as at 30 April 2019.
- $121 million in Category C and D assistance to be paid to the Queensland Government under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements, for a range of initiatives, including helping small businesses to recover, mental health and wellbeing services, and future flood-preparedness measures.
- $4 million for non-government and boarding schools with significant numbers of students from flood-affected areas.
- $2.6 million to support the mental health of communities affected by the floods.