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If you are suffering hardship as a result of Cyclone Debbie, help is available. You may be eligible for financial or other assistance to help you get back on your feet.
Treasurer Curtis Pitt has reassured Queenslanders affected by cyclone and flood damage that they are able to clean up their properties without needing insurance assessors to first inspect the extent of damage. “I asked the Under Treasurer and my office to follow-up on community concerns that insurance policy holders weren’t able to clean up prior to an inspection by insurance assessors and can confirm the rumours are untrue,” Mr Pitt said.
The Queensland Disaster Management Committee at 7:30am this morning (Wednesday 5 April) was updated on the status of major flood warning for the Fitzroy River at Rockhampton, the response and recovery efforts in communities across the State.
MultiLink Community Services has strengthened its reputation as a creative provider through the innovative use of its Switched On Communities grant.
The Queensland Disaster Management Committee at 7:30am this morning (Tuesday 4 April) – one week after Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the coast - was updated on the status of major flood warning for the Fitzroy River, the response and recovery efforts in Logan and Scenic Rim local government areas, and the recovery efforts in communities across the State's north.
Transport and energy concessions are now available to more Queenslanders helping to help ease cost-of-living pressures for these essentials. Health Care Card holders and Asylum Seekers will be able to apply for the electricity rebate (as of 1 April) and job seekers and Asylum Seekers are eligible for transport concessions from today (3 April 2017)!
New public transport concessions have been introduced across Queensland from today, Monday 3 April 2017.
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT MEDIA RELEASE Flood-affected residents in the Logan, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast local government areas will be able to access immediate financial help and support in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Further assistance for Queensland communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie
The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services' (DCCDS) Community Recovery section is encouraging individuals, carers and service providers in the DCCSDS North and Far North Queensland area to be prepared in relation to Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

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