To assist in accessing support in the future, take photographs of any visible damage to your business premises caused by a natural disaster as soon as it is safe to do so.

Financial help

Grants, loans and financial assistance

Your business may be eligible for financial assistance to help you recover from natural disasters.

Find assistance for your business

Personalised support

The Business Concierge service offers ongoing, tailored help for NSW businesses impacted by natural disasters.

Call 13 77 88 or register for a call back.

Disaster assistance finder

Complete a short questionnaire and get a list of benefits and services in health and wellbeing, employment, skills and training, food, housing and finances, tailored specifically for you or your business.

Recovery centres

Dedicated community recovery centres provide face-to-face support for NSW residents and business owners affected by natural disasters.

Find a recovery services location

Financial and insurance advice

Advice on free legal assistance for your business.

Get free, independent and confidential advice if your small business is in financial difficulty.

Find out about help available from the Australian Taxation Office and financial institutions.

Staff, training and wellbeing

Programs to support the employment and development of your workforce.

Online courses and learning resources.

Services and resources for mental health.

Other resources and support

Find the services and resources you need to help you before, during and after a storm or flood.

Find information and support to help you before, during and after a bushfire.

Plans, guides, and expert advisors to help your business recover after a natural disaster.

Free replacement of licences, permits and certificates destroyed or lost during flood events.

Get access to assistance for livestock, pets and injured wildlife.

Find out how we're tracking with delivering grants and payments to meet the demand for natural disaster support.

If you suspect a business is defrauding the NSW Government in relation to payments and financial assistance, you can report it online via the NSW Fraud Reporting Portal.

Last updated: 28 December 2023