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Finding financial support

Disaster relief payments and grants may be available for people directly affected by storms and floods in declared disaster areas.

If you cannot find information on your specific flooding or storm event on this page, you may need to use the Disaster Assistance Finder, or search either Australian Government Disaster Assist or Services Australia flood support.

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.

Services Australia flood support

Find out about disaster assistance available through Services Australia.

September 2022 flood support

Financial assistance for people impacted by flooding from 14 September 2022 (AGRN 1034).

Short-term income assistance (up to 13 weeks) if you've lost income as a direct result of the floods.

Support for New Zealanders adversely affected by the floods.

$1,000 per eligible adult and $400 per eligible child for people in eligible LGAs.

Support for New Zealanders adversely affected by the floods in eligible LGAs.

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged in a natural disaster.

August 2022 flood support

Financial assistance for people impacted by the Southern and Central West NSW Flooding from 4 August 2022 (AGRN 1030).

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged in a natural disaster.

July 2022 flood support

Financial assistance for people impacted by severe weather and flooding from 27 June 2022 (AGRN 1025).

$1,000 per eligible adult and $400 per eligible child.

Short-term income assistance (up to 13 weeks) if you've lost income as a direct result of the floods.

Support for New Zealanders adversely affected by the floods.

Support for New Zealanders who have lost income as a result of the floods.

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged.

Free structural assessments of eligible flood-impacted properties.

To help pay for short-term accommodation bookings for eligible NSW residents unable to live in their home.

Up to $20,000 to help cover the costs of restoring a damaged property to a habitable condition or replacing essential household items.

April 2022 flood support

Financial assistance for people impacted by severe storms in Wingecarribee on 19 April 2022 (AGRN 1027).

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged in a natural disaster.

March 2022 thunderstorms

Financial assistance for people impacted by severe thunderstorms in Broken Hill on 15 March 2022 (AGRN 1014).

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged.

February 2022 flood support

Financial assistance for people impacted by storms and floods from 22 February 2022 (AGRN 1012).

$1,000 per eligible adult and $400 per eligible child

Short-term income assistance (up to 13 weeks) if you've lost income as a direct result of the floods.

Support for New Zealanders adversely affected by the floods.

Support for New Zealanders who have lost income as a result of the floods.

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged.

Free structural assessments of eligible flood-impacted properties.

To help pay for short-term accommodation bookings for eligible NSW residents unable to live in their home.

Up to $20,000 to help cover the costs of restoring a damaged property to a habitable condition or replacing essential household items.

Assistance for buy-back, raising, or retrofitting of homes in high-risk flood areas in Northern Rivers local government areas.

Free land assessments of eligible flood-contaminated properties in northern NSW.

January 2022 floods and storms

Financial assistance for people impacted by the severe storm in Lithgow on 11 January 2022 (AGRN 996) or the Southern NSW storms and floods from 5 January 2022 onwards (AGRN 1011).

Assistance for people whose home or essential household items have been destroyed or damaged.

Last updated: 3 November 2022