NSW Reconstruction Authority

Disasters caused by natural hazards are becoming more frequent and more severe as we deal with the effects of population growth and climate change in NSW.


Who we are

The NSW Reconstruction Authority (RA) was established to proactively reduce the impact of future disasters across NSW and to help communities recover from them faster.

We will complete critical planning and preparation with communities, businesses and all levels of government to reduce the impact natural disasters have on our lives.

When disasters occur, our staff will work closely with emergency services and community leaders to understand what local communities will need to recover. Once the immediate threat has eased, we will lead recovery efforts in collaboration with community leaders and other recovery partners.

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Get Ready NSW

Everyday actions make a difference. Together, we can prepare our community for natural disasters such as storms, fires and floods.

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Key contacts

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately in life-threatening situations (TTY: 106 if you are hearing/speech impaired). If you require assistance due to a flood, storm or tsunami emergency, contact NSW State Emergency Service (SES).

NSW Reconstruction Authority

GPO Box 5434
Sydney, NSW 2001

Service NSW

GPO Box 7057
Sydney NSW 2001

Phone:13 77 88 Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm (Sydney time)

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