Disaster assistance available for Gold Coast residents following SEQ storms

Severe thunderstorms have impacted communities in South-East Queensland including the Gold Coast.

Severe thunderstorms have impacted communities in South-East Queensland including the Gold Coast.

Personal hardship assistance is now available for affected residents in targeted locations within the City of Gold Coast. The assistance includes grants for:

  • Emergency Hardship
  • Essential Services Hardship
  • Essential Household Contents
  • Essential Services Safety and Reconnection
  • Structural Assistance

For assistance with grant applications plus emotional and well-being support, you can visit a pop-up Community Recovery Hub at Coombabah, Guanaba, Labrador, Mudgeeraba or Upper Coomera.

Housing assistance (finding temporary accommodation) is also available for Gold Coast residents.

If you’re experiencing emotional stress or personal financial hardship from this event, contact your local emergency relief provider or counselling service or call the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 for help.


City of Gold Coast assistance


Please monitor the City’s Disaster Emergency Dashboard for all the latest information on the storm recovery and any current severe weather events. It includes information on Evacuation Centres that have been opened at Coomera and Nerang, as well as a range of other important information.

If you would prefer to speak to an City of Gold Coast Officer directly you can send a message with your contact details to businessgc@goldcoast.qld.gov.au and they will organise an Officer to get in touch.

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