Visit our storms and floods page for information on the assistance available for NSW residents and businesses

Agricultural and Animal Services Hotline

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services (LLS) are providing assistance to landholders and communities with animal welfare-related issues.

Contact the Agricultural and Animal Services Hotline on 1800 814 647 for:

  • emergency fodder (up to 3 days supply)
  • stock water
  • stock assessment
  • stock euthanasia and burial
  • livestock feeding and management advice
  • care of animals in evacuation centres.


For assistance with pets, livestock (including horses), and wildlife: 


For advice and assistance regarding injured wildlife, visit WIRES Emergency Advice, or call 1300 094 737.