Flood disaster grants – statistics

The Australian and NSW Governments are co-funding a comprehensive range of grants to help communities get back on their feet after the floods of 2022. Find out more about these packages for small business, rural landholders, farmers, renters and others.

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Use the Grants and funding finder, or to speak to someone on the phone, call Service NSW on 13 77 88.

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Grants at a glance

Last updated: 8 April 2024

Total paid out from these grants

$544.5m

Small business grants – statistics

The small business grant is available to help organisations return to operations after the floods in August 2022. Applications are closed for the February and July 2022 grants. Total amounts paid to date are recorded below.

August 2022
$17.5m
July 2022
$28.5m
February 2022
$162.0m

Rental support payment – statistics

The rental support payment was available to NSW residents who were unable to live in their homes after the floods that began in February, July and August 2022. Some applications are still being processed. Total amounts paid to date are recorded below.

August 2022
$1.9m
July 2022
$5.1m
February 2022
$28.9m

Special disaster grant – February 2022 statistics

The Rural Assistance Authority Special disaster grant was available to farmers and primary producers recovering from the February 2022 storms and floods. Some applications are still being processed. Total amounts paid to date is recorded below.

February 2022
$266.7m

Rural landholders grant – February 2022 statistics

The Rural Assistance Authority Rural landholders grant was available to landholders and oyster farmers affected by the February 2022 storms and floods. Some applications are still being processed. Total amounts paid to date is recorded below.

February 2022
$33.9m

Find assistance

Support for people

Immediate financial help and payments are available to people living in disaster-declared areas.

Support for businesses

Find out about grants and loans for businesses and not-for-profits affected by floods.

Support for farmers

Get immediate help with livestock, find financial support for primary producers and other payments.

Grants FAQs

Detailed explanation of the grants, loans, rebates and financial assistance for people, businesses and farmers impacted by the 2022 floods.

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