NSW Reconstruction Authority– media releases

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Ministerial media release
23 May 2024

$245,000 funding agreement for Richmond Valley Council to help deliver flood-resilient land

Up to 1500 flood-resilient homes could be developed at the Summerland Estate, just north of Casino, thanks to $245,000 in funding from the NSW Government’s $100m Resilient Lands Program.

Ministerial media release
19 April 2024

Northern Rivers recovery and resilience program improving flood resilience through the delivery of 36 projects

Bridge expansions, upgraded pumps, enhanced evacuation routes and nature-based projects are just a few of the 36 projects being rolled out as part of the Northern Rivers Recovery and Resilience Program (NRRRP).

Ministerial media release
12 April 2024

Recovery centres open in the Illawarra to support flood-affected residents

Following the region’s early-April flooding event, the Australian and NSW Government’s disaster declaration has allowed Illawarra residents access to a range of special assistance measures.

Departmental release
9 April 2024

Recovery Assistance Points to open on Thursday in Illawarra region to support flood-affected residents

As flood waters withdraw across Wollongong and the Illawarra, the NSW Reconstruction Authority is on the ground, working with councils and other agencies to gain a clear understanding of the damage and coordinate the region’s recovery.

Departmental release
9 April 2024

Hawkesbury region to support flood-affected residents

As the waters recede across the Hawkesbury Nepean-Valley following recent floods, the NSW Reconstruction Authority (RA) is ready to help communities recover.

Ministerial media release
7 April 2024

Recovery support for flood-affected communities

Disaster assistance is now available in the Blue Mountains, Camden, Hawkesbury, Kiama, Liverpool, Penrith, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Sutherland, Upper Lachlan, Wingecarribee, Wollondilly and Wollongong Local Government Areas (LGAs) following the impact of flooding from 5 April 2024.

Ministerial media release
25 March 2024

More land released to support Northern Rivers’ recovery

A development at Mount Pleasant Estate, delivering up to 50 dwellings in Goonellabah, is the next stage of the $100 million Resilient Lands Program (RLP) to bring on new flood-resilient land in the Northern Rivers.

Departmental release
19 March 2024

Community input sought on State’s first plan to reduce risk and impact of floods in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley

Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley residents are being encouraged to have their say and join a new community panel to help work underway to reduce the risk and impact of future floods in the region.

Departmental release
6 March 2024

Over 400 new homes for Lismore as first Resilient Lands site announced

The NSW Government is today announcing a partnership between Southern Cross University (SCU), Landcom and the NSW Reconstruction Authority which will unlock a parcel of university land for housing development to tackle the housing crisis in the Northern Rivers and support flood affected residents.

Ministerial media release
23 February 2024

Managing the threat of extreme weather before disaster strikes

The NSW Government is today releasing the nation’s first State Disaster Mitigation Plan (SDMP), developed by the NSW Reconstruction Authority.

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