Last Updated: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Natural disaster relief and recovery arrangements activated for Queensland, Australia


Palaszczuk Government has activated Natural Disaster Recovery and Relief Arrangements for Central Queensland. Now, the financial assistance is available for people needing urgent help after Tropical Cyclone Marcia following the activation of Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) in conjunction with the Commonwealth Government, The Queensland Government has mentioned in the media statement.

“The Commonwealth Government has approved financial assistance for personal hardship, reconnection of essential services and for the restoration of essential public assets and infrastructure,” Ms Palaszczuk said.

The help was available under the NDRRA for individuals and families who live in the Banana Shire, Livingstone Shire and Rockhampton Regional Council areas.

Tropical Cyclone Marcia smashed parts of Yeppoon and Rockhampton as it moves down the Queensland coast in Australia.