For the latest road and weather information visit the Ipswich Disaster Dashboard https://disaster.ipswich.qld.gov.au/
For additional updates please follow council’s FB page https://www.facebook.com/IpswichCityCouncil
Below are links to various disaster relief payments.
Please note various eligibility criteria apply.
Urban Utilities are offering payment relief for flood affected customers. Call 13 2657 or visit https://urbanutilities.com.au/urbanassist#tab-tab3
Qld Government –
South east Queensland rainfall and flooding February 2022 | Community support | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)
These include the following:
* (uninsured or unable to claim insurance – check eligibility)
Applications can be made through the Community Recovery Grants Portal – Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
Or through calling 1800 173 349.
Commonwealth Government –
South East Queensland Floods, February 2022 - Natural disaster - Services Australia
Including the following:
Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment - South East Queensland Floods, February 2022 - Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment - Services Australia
New Zealand Disaster Recovery Payment - South East Queensland Floods, February 2022 - New Zealand Disaster Recovery Payment - Services Australia
Australian Government Disaster Recovery Allowance (income loss) - https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/south-east-queensland-floods-february-2022-disaster-recovery-allowance
New Zealand Disaster Recover Allowance (income loss) - https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/south-east-queensland-floods-february-2022-new-zealand-disaster-recovery-allowance
Rental property information –
Information sheet from Tenants Union Queensland on tenants affected by floods - Information for tenants affected by floods updated (tenantsqld.org.au)
Website: www.tenantsqld.org.au Phone: 1300 744 263
Information from Residential Tenancies Authority - Natural disasters | Residential Tenancies Authority (rta.qld.gov.au)
Also please note that currently some Telstra payphone have free Telstra Air Wi-Fi.
Ipswich Libraries are also open with computer and internet access.