Sport and recreation clubs in areas affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie and its aftermath will have access to immediate assistance and priority assessment for upcoming sports infrastructure funds thanks to the Queensland Government.
Sports Minister Mick de Brenni announced the availability of $1 million is a special disaster recovery program to assist with immediate needs. Under the Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program (SRDRP) not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to assist with urgent needs such as replacing equipment or making repairs to clubhouses or grounds to re-establish their facilities and activities after extreme natural events, including flooding and associated damage.
Funding of up to $5000 (Level 1) and $20,000 (Level 2) may be available for eligible sport and recreation organisations located in areas declared under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).
To find out more including how to apply visit https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/disaster-recovery/