Community Drought Support grants

Across Queensland 59 organisations will share in up to $5 million of funding under the Community Drought Support Program to strengthen the resilience of drought-affected Queenslanders. Successful recipients of the one-off grants will utilise the funding to provide in-kind or financial assistance to individuals, families and households impacted by the drought and as a contribution towards events and activities in drought-affected communities.

Details of recipients are as follows:

OrganisationFunded activityTotal grant funding
Longreach Yellowbelly and Recreation Club Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Yellowbelly Fishing Classic 2020 $3,600
Tie Up the Black Dog Inc. Community Drought Support Program - It's all about you! $16,640
Outback Watersports Club Inc. (Thomson River Longreach) Community Drought Support Program - Outback Paddle Regatta Festival $3,600
Care Balonne Assn Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Flexible Financial Hardship $50,000
Care Balonne Assn Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Community Family Movie Nights $35,000
Richmond Amateur Swimming Club Community Drought Support Program - Park Run Series $12,000
Betoota Race Club Inc. Community Drought Support Program - 2020 Annual Betoota Races $10,500
Richmond Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - community event and FFH $128,200
Diamantina Rodeo & Campdraft Association Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Annual Family Campdraft/ Rodeo $24,500
Longreach Show Society Community Drought Support Program 125th Longreach Annual Show 2020 $15,000
Lockyer Valley Regional Council Community Drought Support Program - Lockyer Valley Community Resilience Event Program $5,400
Flinders Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - Flinder's Flexible Financial Hardship Program and Event $39,150
Boulia Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - '"The Circus is coming to Town" "A year of movies" $47,000
Rural Solutions Qld. Inc. Community Drought Support Program $1,079,179
Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland Community Drought Support Program - Toowoomba Royal Show Presents Adam Harvey’s Great Australian Muster $16,000
Jaie's Journey Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Beach to Bush $3,600
Diamantina Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - Diamantina 12 Month Fun Filled Sun Sand Spectacular $167,753
Western Queensland Drought Committee Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Surviving the Dust $929,697
Bungunya State School P & C Community Drought Support Program Support - Bungunya Families impacted by drought $3,000
Charleville & District Community Support Association Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Murweh Community Drought Support $100,000
Winton Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - FFH and event $148,260
Inglewood Show Society Inc. Community Drought Support Program Inglewood Show $3,400
Texas Lions Community Drought Support Program - Flexible Financial Hardship Payments $20,000
Dirranbandi Primary & Secondary P&C Association Community Drought Support Program - School Book Packs $15,000
Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Queensland Ltd. Community Drought Support Program - Financial Relief and Recovery Program $368,200
Clermont Dolphins Swimming Club Community Drought Support Program - Strong Minds, Strong Community $14,083
Murweh Shire Council Community Drought Support Program 'Back to Murweh’ Event $32,360
Blackall-Tambo Regional Council Community Drought Support Program - FFH and Community Events $131,500
Charleville SODE P&C Association Community Drought Support Program - School Uniforms $13,055
Laidley Community Centre Inc. Community Drought Support Program Lockyer Drought Response - Flexible Financial Hardship Program $37,600
Isaac Regional Council Community Drought Support Program - events $84,000
Nagoorin State School P&C Association Community Drought Support Program - FFH assistance package $3,750
Paroo Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - Events $24,400
Emerald District and Social Development Association Inc. Community Drought Support Program - FFH Drought Relief $86,000
Whitsunday Community Services Inc. Community Drought Support Program Whitsunday Financial Support program $88,000
Somerset Regional Council Community Drought Support Program - Events $14,400
Bulloo Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - Events $11,500
Muttaburra Golf Club Community Drought Support Program - Drought Buster Fun Day $3,000
Yelarbon State School Parents and Citizen's Association Community Drought Support Program -Develop Community Connectedness $13,800
Yaraka Campdraft & Rodeo Association Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Yaraka End of the Line Draft $10,000
Monto & District Show Society Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Monto & District Annual Show $3,600
Barcoo Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - Events $117,994
Capricornia Catchments Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Events $20,000
Maranoa Regional Council Community Drought Support Program - Community events $6,900
Injune P-10 State School P&C Association Community Drought Support Program - Beef in the Buffel Ball 2020 $25,300
Toowoomba State High School P&C Community Drought Support Program - Mental Health Week $7,200
Royal Flying Doctor Service Community Drought Support Program - Wellbeing Program $251,900
Red Ridge (Interior Queensland) Limited Community Drought Support Program - Channel Country Ladies Day $40,000
North Burnett Community Service Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Co-ordinated Drought relief $14,400
Strong Communities Ltd. Community Drought Support Program - Family Fun and Wellbeing Nagoorin $3,600
Texas Queensland Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Texas Country Music Roundup $10,000
The Baptist Union of Queensland - Carinity Community Drought Support Program - Recovery and Resilience Project $18,000
The Lighthouse Community Centre Inc. Community Drought Support Program - Warwick Community Aid $3,000
Kioma Primary P&C Association Community Drought Support Program - School Stationery Resource and Uniform Supplies Assistance $3,816
Coast to Country Housing Company Community Drought Support Program - Charters Towers and McKinlay $234,214
Barcaldine Regional Council Community Drought Support Program - Flexible Financial Hardship Program and Community Events $51,280
Tara and District Family Support Committee Inc. Community Drought Support Program - events and FFH $128,400
Quilpie Shire Council Community Drought Support Program - Events $8,800
North West Queensland Indigenous Catholic Social Services Community Drought Support Program Boulia Drought Support $112,552
Muttaburra Community Development Association Community Drought Support Program - Burra Back Up $5,000