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Queensland flood affected golf clubs get disaster recovery relief funding

POSTED ON February 12, 2019 @ 12:19 pm

Following the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January – 6 February, the Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program (SRDRP) Level 1 has been opened.

The funding provides up to $5000 to assist in immediate clean-up efforts. This may include:

  • replacement of damaged equipment that directly relates to the re-establishment of activities (including office and canteen equipment)
  • payment of services and hire costs, and purchase of equipment and tools that assist in short term clean-up of facilities
  • reimbursement for the purchase of the above made from the date of the relevant disaster
  • funds to repair or replace when this is lower than the premium excess set by the insurance provider may be eligible
  • excess coverage for insurance claims.

Clubs in the following areas may apply;

  • Burdekin Shire Council
  • Cairns Regional council
  • Carpentaria Shire Council
  • Charters Towers Regional Council
  • Cloncurry Shire Council
  • Cook Shire Council
  • Croydon Shire Council
  • Douglas Shire Council
  • Ehteridge Shire Council
  • Flinders Shire Council
  • Hinchinbrook Shire Council
  • Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council
  • McKinlay Shire Council
  • Mornington Shire Council
  • Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Richmond Shire Council
  • Townsville City Council
  • Winton Shire Council
  • Whitsunday Regional Council
  • Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council
  • Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council

If any Club would like more information or support in completing the application, Golf Australia- QLD, Clubs and Facilities Support has assigned the following person to help you secure the funding.

Rob Lillystone- 0422 368 161  roblillystone@redtapebusters.com.au

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