Govt rules out rural Qld financial aid

first_imgWhile tourism operators report that recent flooding has caused a major slow down in visitors, Agriculture Minister Tim Mulherin said money is not available to them however the government can assist in other ways, ABC Rural News reported.”Under the arrangements for Natural Disaster and Relief Recovery arrangements, there is no provision for loss of income and I don’t think there’ll ever be a provision for loss of income,” Minister Mulherin said.”If the Progress Association or the Burke Shire want DEEDI officers to go in and work with small businesses around building the resilence capacity into businesses, we’re more than willing to do that.” The Queensland Government has said assistance is only available to people with physical property damage, ruling out financial aid for small companies in the Gulf of Carpentaria region suffering from business loss. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img

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