NSW floods ‒ information and support services

For individuals, families and businesses seeking financial assistance, support or information in relation to NSW floods.

Members of the SES deliver food and supplies during NSW flooding.

Financial help

Guidance on the range of financial assistance available to people impacted by severe weather and flooding in NSW from 22 February 2022.
 

If your business, community group or not-for-profit has been affected by severe weather and flooding in NSW, there is financial support and other assistance you can apply for.

There is a range of support measures available for farmers and primary producers affected by storms and floods in NSW.
 

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Local information for flood-affected residents

Find localised information from your council about flood recovery, road closures, storm alerts and waste removal in your area.

Temporary accommodation

Find out about temporary housing sites being built in the Northern Rivers, and how to register for accommodation.

Flood warnings and alerts

Current NSW SES evacuation orders, warnings, road closures and community advice.


Floods information by topic

Small business fees and charges rebate

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

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Information on preparing your property, business, and keep yourself and your loved ones safe with a flood safety plan.

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Find help available in your local area, including recovery centres, clean-up help, transport and road information.

Cleanup after floods

Advice and support for cleaning up after a flood, what to do about damaged property, accommodation, and replacing lost documents.

Mental health support

It's important that you prioritise your safety and wellbeing after a flood. Find information and resources on how to look after your physical and mental health.

Latest news

16 May 2022

The clean-up effort in the Northern Rivers region is nearing completion, with almost 22,000 truckloads of waste cleared from flood-affected communities and 940 cubic metres of debris removed from beaches and waterways.


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If you have been affected by floods

Follow this step-by-step guide for information on what to do to be prepared, stay safe and get the support you need.

Flood warnings and alerts

Current NSW SES evacuation orders, warnings, road closures and community advice.

Severe weather warnings

Visit the Bureau of Meteorology for the latest severe weather warnings in NSW.  

Support services 

New financial support 

More grants, payments and loans have been announced with personalised advice available from recovery centres

Read emergency support for people, support for business and support for farmers.  

 

Emergency assistance

  • Triple Zero (000) for police, fire, ambulance in an emergency
  • TTY: 106 if you are hearing/speech impaired
  • State Emergency Service (SES) 132 500 for flood, storm and tsunami assistance

 Family, health and wellbeing

Travel and transport

If you do need to travel to flood-affected areas, plan ahead.

Housing and property

 

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