Cyclone rebuilding funding detailed

Posted July 23, 2015

Central Queensland rebuilding efforts have been boosted with the recent announcement of a $27.75m Federal Government Category D cyclone recovery package.

The funding would include help for the local government areas of Rockhampton, Livingstone, Banana and surrounding districts, local federal members Michelle Landry (Capricornia) and Ken O’Dowd (Flynn) said.

It includes $20m to rebuild damaged local government assets to a more resilient standard, $6 million for the clean-up and restoration of national parks, beaches and recreational assets, $1m to assist with green waste removal, and $750,000 for industry recovery officers to support cyclone-affected primary producers and small businesses.

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