Resilient Homes Fund – Expressions of Interest have opened

The $741 million Resilient Homes Fund is jointly funded (50:50) by the Queensland and Australian governments under Category D of the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. Funding will be used to repair, retrofit, raise or buy-back eligible properties within local government areas impacted by these events as follows: Rebuild Program: Funding to homeowners to repair or…

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Delivered – Road safety improvements for Wacol

Critical improvements have been undertaken at one of Brisbane’s worst crash hotspots, Boundary Road and Formation Street intersection in Wacol, with the support of the Federal Government through the Black Spot Program. I want to thank the local community for their patience while these important upgrades were completed. I would like to acknowledge Assistant Minister…

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Business flood recovery

Flood-affected businesses urged to seek advice from new Business Recovery Hubs. Deputy Mayor Krista Adams is urging businesses impacted by last month’s severe flooding event to take advantage of three Business Recovery Hubs that are now open. Hub Address When support is available Suburban Business Hub 16 Aspinall Street, Nundah 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday The…

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Rates relief for flooded properties

Thousands of flood-affected Brisbane residents and businesses are being urged to start applying for Council’s $250 rates rebate. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said applications for the special rates relief initiative – which is more than double what ratepayers received after the 2011 flood – were now open. “This was Brisbane’s biggest-ever rain event and we…

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Financial Assistance

Below are a few links to various disaster relief payments that may be of use to you. Brisbane City Council –  https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/about-council/governance-and-strategy/business-in-brisbane/business-flood-recovery Qld Government – South east Queensland rainfall and flooding February 2022 | Community support | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au) These include the following: Emergency Hardship Assistance Grant Essential Household Contents Grant** Structural Assistance Grant**…

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Can you help?

Can you help those affected by the floods? Please fill out the form below to register your interest and we will send you information on how to volunteer as soon as we receive more information.

Lord Mayor’s City Hall Concerts

Our Lord Mayor’s City Hall Concerts for your free lunchtime concert in the City Hall from February through to November every Tuesday from 12-1pm. Concerts are FREE and bookings are essential!     UPCOMING SHOWS   Cigány Weaver – Tuesday 8 February Fusing the passion of gypsy music, the precision of classical, and the spontaneity…

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