Flexible Financial Hardship Support funding of up to $500 per household is available for drought affected community members. Residents are encouraged to apply by submitting the form and providing supporting documentation as required.
Note: a copy of a rates notice is required to confirm residency in the Maranoa local government region.
(Until funding allocation exhausted or 30/11/17)
There are two options for receiving the assistance:
Option 1: $500 in $50 vouchers to be used at selected stores in the Maranoa region
Option 2: Financial assistance up to $500 with a specific bill/account (bill to be provided with application)
Ø Funding is limited so please apply early to avoid disappointment
Ø All claims are subject to assessment and approval by Maranoa Regional Council
Ø Applicants must reside within the Maranoa Regional Council area
Ø All vouchers and bill payments must be redeemed by 30 November 2017
Ø Vouchers may only be redeemed at the stores listed
Ø Eligible bills in Option 2 include, but are not limited to, vehicle registration, vehicle insurance, farm insurance, accountants’ fees, machinery repairs, grocery store accounts, and training. Residents are encouraged to talk to Council (Grants Officer) if their bill does not fit under these headings to see if it is eligible for claim.
For further information:
Maranoa Regional Council
ROMA COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE
38-44 Hawthorne Street Roma QLD 4455
Postal Address: P.O Box 42 MITCHELL QLD 4465
P: 1300 007 662
D: (07) 4624 0200 M: 0417 908 461 F: (07) 4624 0590
QRAA services include:
For more information please visit our website: QRAA
Contact: Tony Koch
Phone: 07 4622 8527
or Freecall: Free Call 1800 623 946
Please click on link below:
The updates are a new map of the regions and phone listings for the Rural Financial Counsellors (RFCs).
Please note: There is an error in the phone listing for RFC Glen Budden – should read 0419 894 474 (not 0149 894 474 – am unable to change this in the document.)