Finding financial support

Disaster relief payments and grants may be available for businesses directly affected by storms, floods and other natural disasters in declared disaster areas.

If you cannot find information on your specific natural disaster event on this page, you may need to use the Disaster Assistance Finder, or search the Australian Government Disaster Assist and Rural Assistance Authority websites.

Disaster Assistance Finder

Complete our online questionnaire to receive a personalised list of available programs and services.

Australian Government Disaster Assist

Find out about disaster assistance available from the Australian Government.

Rural Assistance Authority support

Find natural disaster assistance for primary producers, small businesses and non-profit organisations delivered by the Rural Assistance Authority.

Support for 2023 and 2024 events

Financial assistance may be available if you have been impacted by:

storms and floods

Up to $130,000 in concessional loans for eligible small businesses.

Up to $130,000 in concessional loans for eligible primary producers.

Up to $15,000 for primary producers who are affected by a declared natural disaster event.

Up to $25,000 in concessional loans for eligible non-profit organisations.

Other support

Up to $2 million loan for primary producers who mainly sell, or plan to sell, products in supply chains that are interstate or outside Australia.

Up to $1,000 rebate for small business owners, sole traders, charities and not-for-profit organisations on the cost of equipment that makes your workplace safer. 

The Australian Banking Association has information for business owners who experience financial difficulty as a result storms and floods. Customers can contact their financial institutions to discuss available options.

Last updated: 24 June 2024

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