Many of our communities have been impacted by the severe weather and flooding that started on 22 February to 5 April 2022. There is support available to assist eligible residents and businesses from a range of government agencies and community organisations.

Individuals and households

Financial support

Federal Government

Services Australia - Queensland Floods, January 2022 - Natural disaster: 

Resilient Homes Fund

The Resilient Homes Fund was developed jointly between Federal and Queensland Government following the 2021-22 disaster season and applies to directly flood-affected residential properties within 37 local government areas activated for Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangement (DRFA). 

Funding will be used to repair, retrofit, raise or buy-back eligible properties. Refer to the Queensland Government page to register your interest and read more details: Resilient Homes Fund | Homes and housing | Queensland Government (

Community organisations

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld- Southern Downs Community Flood & Drought Support Grants for people who reside or work in Toowoomba Regional Council Local Government Area. Refer to Lifeline Darling Downs & South West QLD website for further details. 

Australian Red Cross - Grants for people affected by the Qld and NSW 2022 floods. NSW and QLD floods grants 2022:

Local community recovery support

Community Support Services Brochure Toowoomba: (PDF)


Businesses and primary producers

Queensland Government

Queensland Rural Industry Development Authority: Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants- South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding- Business, Primary Producers and Non-for-profits:

Business Queensland:

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries - Natural Disaster Information:

Business Continuity Planning - tools and links:

Primary Producer's Natural Disaster Impact Survey - Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF):


Sports, recreation & community groups

Financial support

Queensland Rural Industry Development Authority - Non for Profits concessional loans, subsidies or grants:

Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program - Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program (SRDRP):

Financial institutions:


Mental health and psychological support

Lifeline: Counselling and support, including crisis counselling to people affected by disaster-Visit or call on 13 11 14

Australian Red Cross:

Kids Help Line- Visit or call on 1800 55 1800

For the younger members of your family – Birdie’s Tree book series from Queensland Health helps you walk your young ones through their emotions and reactions to a disaster. Visit

Central Queensland (Toowoomba to the Northern Territory Border)Mental Health Disaster Recovery Team-Visit, call 07 4620 5500 or email

Rural Aid: support for farming families- Visit or call 1300 327 624.