The link also includes mental health and wellbeing support, and recovery and rebuilding support following a natural disaster. Check your eligibility for essential services safety reconnection (ESSR) if you are uninsured and have experienced certain loss or damage to electricity, gas, water, sewerage or septic systems as a result of this disaster, and low-interest loans for small businesses facing clean-up.
You may also be eligible for emergency hardship assistance. Click below to check.
Unprecedented flooding is occurring in Queensland and Northern NSW, with major flood warnings still in place. Tragically, the death tally has reached 7 whilst 2 individuals are reported missing. MGA TMA stands with our QLD and NSW members during this difficult time and our Employment Law team is here to support members with any employment-related queries, including those relating to stand-downs and absences.
The Federal and QLD Governments have announced financial assistance for members affected by the recent floods in South East Queensland. You may be eligible for a lump-sum payment. Please click the button for more information or call Services Australia on 180 22 66.
You may also be eligible for assistance grants. Please click the button for more information or call 1800 173 349.
For everyone affected by the flood in the South-East corner up to the Gympie region:
if you can, please complete this short survey to help inform the Queensland Government about how your business has been impacted and what you need