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.

Find personalised financial support

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Grants at a glance

Last updated: 2 February 2023

Total paid out

$800.8m

Small business grants – statistics

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

August 2022
$9.9m
July 2022
$87.2m
February 2022
$402.4m

Rental support payment – statistics

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

August 2022
$1.3m
July 2022
$32.9m
February 2022
$136.9m

Special disaster grant – statistics

The Rural Assistance Authority Special disaster grant is available to farmers and primary producers recovering from the February 2022 storms and floods. Total amount paid to date is recorded below.

February 2022
$119.5m

Rural landholders grant – statistics

The Rural Assistance Authority Rural landholders grant is available to landholders and oyster farmers affected by the February 2022 storms and floods. Total amount paid to date is recorded below.

February 2022
$10.7m

Find assistance

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

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

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

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

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