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.

Emergency warnings and notices

Visit SES for flood warnings and locations of evacuation centres. Anyone is able to seek support at NSW evacuation centres. 

Avoid visiting flood-affected areas unless absolutely necessary. For up-to-date information on local roads, check with your local council.

To let people know you're safe, or to look for people you know affected by flooding, use Register.Find.Reunite.

Monitoring and emergency services

Visit the SES website for flood alerts, road closures and locations of evacuation centres.

Check for locations near you where you can find assistance, such as recovery centres.

Current weather warnings are listed on the Bureau of Meteorology website.

Financial help

Discover the financial assistance available to people in NSW who experienced severe weather in 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.

Temporary housing and local support

Find support available to you if you need emergency or temporary accommodation.

Temporary housing sites are being established in the Northern Rivers, in partnership with councils and local community groups.

Floods information by topic

calculator, cash and budgeting spreadsheets

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

Students on stage
26 November 2022

Students and teachers from flood-affected schools in the Northern Rivers travelled to Sydney yesterday to watch the musical extravaganza, Schools Spectacular, thanks to the NSW Government.  

Additional information and services

Support services 

Housing and property

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