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Recovery for Our Region

Western Downs (COVID-19) Recovery Package

Western Downs Regional Council has unveiled a major recovery package valued at $50 million to secure and create jobs, energize the economy and support the region through the COVID-19 health crisis. This comprehensive package is designed to address the challenges currently faced and give the region the economic certainty it needs to emerge through this unprecedented emergency stronger than before.

A Message from Mayor Paul McVeigh

Click the link below for general COVID-19 information and updates for the Western Downs region:

Click the links below to find out how the package can assist you:

Click Here for information about the Recovery Package for Business
Click Here for information about the Recovery Package for Community Groups


Recovery Package Highlights:

View Recovery Package Fact Sheet

View our ongoing Major Projects

Media Releases:

Up to 1,000 jobs included in COVID-19 Recovery Package

Business Support Programs offer maximum recovery support to local businesses

Targeted relief to support business and kickstart the economy

Council backs community groups

Dog registration fees waived to support households through COVID-19

Council backs local Tradies

Major Projects to deliver jobs and enhance tourism for the Western Downs

Targeted relief to support families and stimulate economic growth


For more information:

Contact Council on 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624).

Covid-19 Recovery Package: For Business | For Residents | For Community Groups | Our Projects

Information last updated: 6pm 27 April 2020