NSW floods ‒ information and support services

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

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Find personalised financial support

Use the Disaster Assistance Finder to find support for people affected by the floods. New support has been announced for those affected by July 2022 floods.

Recovery centres provide face-to-face personal assistance. To speak to someone on the phone, call Service NSW on 13 77 88

Northern Rivers flood grant support sessions

Get face-to-face help with flood grant applications during August. Support sessions with flood grant specialists will be held:

  • Murwillumbah Services Club and Murwillumbah Recovery Centre: Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August.
  • Mullumbimby Ex Services Club: Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 August.

Make a booking by calling Service NSW on 13 77 88

For free help with translation, call 131 450

Financial help

Discover the financial assistance available to people in NSW who experienced severe weather in February and July 2022.

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

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

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Flood warnings and alerts

Current NSW SES warnings, road closures and community advice.

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 in the Northern Rivers, and how to register for accommodation.

Floods information by topic

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

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Information on preparing your property, business, and loved ones safe by creating your own flood safety plan before an emergency happens.

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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

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16 August 2022

The local government areas (LGAs) of Cabonne and Walgett will receive joint Commonwealth-State disaster assistance following severe weather and flooding experienced in June and July.

Flood warnings and alerts

Current NSW warnings from the SES, including road closures and community advice.

Severe weather warnings

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

Support services 

Housing and property

Travel and transport

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

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