Natural Disaster Assistance has been activated for selected Local Government Areas in Queensland. Primary producers and small businesses affected by Tropical Cyclone Oswald and Associated Rainfall and Flooding, 21-29 Jan 2013, may be eligible for concessional loans of up to $250,000 for recovery efforts.
Primary producers, small businesses and non-profit organisations affected by Tropical Cyclone Oswald and Associated Rainfall and Flooding, 21 – 29 January 2013 may be eligible for grants up to $25,000 for recovery efforts to pay for clean up and restoration costs arising out of direct damage.
Primary producers and businesses who have suffered extreme flood damage in selected Local Government Areas may be eligible for a loan / grant package of up to $650,000.
The Queensland Government has announced that financial assistance will be available from 31 May 2013 to producers affected by bovine Johne's disease.
The Queensland Government has implemented a personal protective equipment (PPE) rebate scheme to assist private veterinary practices in offsetting the cost of eligible PPE for use by veterinary surgeons in the testing of suspect Hendra virus cases.