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STC Seroja Recovery and Resilience Grant

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Recovery and Resilience Grant - Application

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The Commonwealth and State Government are jointly providing eligible owners of insured residential properties that were damaged by the cyclone a reimbursement grant of up to $20,000 to improve the resilience of residential properties against future disaster events.

Recovery Grant

The Recovery Grant reimburses insured homeowners who incurred costs because their insurance policy did not cover the total cost of clean-up or repair works.

The grant reimburses costs for:

  • Building repair works undertaken by a registered builder or registered business to carry out the clean-up and repair works to meet the required building standard.
  • Clean-up works are undertaken on an insured residential property on structures including sheds, patios, and carports if covered in the insurance policy.

 Resilience Grant

The Resilience Grant reimburses homeowners for building works not covered by their insurance policy to improve the resilience of their residential property against future cyclones.

The grant reimburses costs to carry out the following works:

  • Installation of roof structure tie-down upgrades undertaken by a registered builder.
  • Replacement of garage doors and frames to wind rated garage doors by a registered business.
  • Installation of window protections including cyclone shutters or debris screens by a registered business.
  • Replacement of external hollow core doors with solid external grade doors by a registered business.

Full details on eligibility, criteria and the reimbursement application process are available here

Please ensure you save as you go and click Submit when you have completed application form. If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email, you should presume that your application has NOT been submitted.

For assistance, please contact the Recovery and Resilience Team at or 1800 490 678.


Are you the owner of the residence impacted by STC Seroja? * Required
Please note: if you answered no you are not eligible for this grant.
Is the property impacted by STC Seroja insured? * Required
Please note: if you answered no you are not eligible for this grant.
Which Local Government Area is your property in? * Required
Response required.
Please note: if your residence was not in one of the 16 LGA's listed above you are not eligible for this grant.