Local information for flood-affected residents

Find your nearest flood recovery centre for face-to-face help and information on accommodation, clean-up help, wellbeing support and more.

Local information for flood-affected residents

Locally based support to help you in your flood recovery.

March 2022 floods over Pacific Highway Ballina

Travelling in flood-affected areas

  • Do not drive through floodwaters. 
  • The Flood recovery map shows incidents on state roads only. For up-to-date information on local roads, check with your local council.

Emergency support

  • For emergency help in floods and storms, call NSW SES on 132 500
  • If your life is in danger, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Recovery support services

If you live in the Northern Rivers, Northwest Sydney or the Central Coast, contact local Recovery Support Services for personalised disaster assistance.

Find more local information in your area

Central West

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

North Coast including Northern Rivers

Free mental health support

Four new Safe Haven hubs are open in Woodburn, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah and Lismore offering free professional mental health services to the local community without any need for an appointment or referral.

Visit www.safehavennc.org.au to find out more.

Temporary accommodation sites in Northern Rivers

The NSW Government has established temporary housing for those who are unable to return home as a result of the floods. 

To register for temporary accommodation, call Service NSW on 13 77 88.

Shuttle buses to local recovery centres

There are a range of temporary transport options for flood-impacted people needing face-to-face support from experts at recovery centres. 

Find details of free shuttle buses to get face-to-face support at recovery centres on Service NSW  or Transport NSW

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Riverina Murray

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

New England & North West

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Read more about the financial support for business, primary producers and people following the June and July 2022 storms and floods, in your particular disaster declaration area AGRN 1012 including: 

  • Armidale 

  • Glen Innes Severn 

  • Tenterfield. 

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Hunter

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Read more about the financial support for business, primary producers and people following the June and July 2022 storms and floods, in your particular disaster declaration area AGRN 1025 including:  

  • Cessnock 
  • Maitland 
  • MidCoast 
  • Port Stephens 
  • Singleton.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Central Coast

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Read more about the financial support for business, primary producers and people following the June and July 2022 storms and floods, in your particular disaster declaration area AGRN 1025 including:  

  • Central Coast.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Metropolitan Sydney

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Read more about the financial support for business, primary producers and people following the June and July 2022 storms and floods, in your particular disaster declaration area AGRN 1025 including:  

  • Bayside 
  • Blacktown 
  • Blue Mountains 
  • Camden 
  • Canterbury Bankstown 
  • Cumberland 
  • Campbelltown 
  • Fairfield 
  • Georges River 
  • Hawkesbury 
  • Hornsby 
  • Liverpool 
  • Northern Beaches 
  • Penrith 
  • Randwick 
  • Strathfield 
  • Sutherland 
  • The Hills 
  • Wollondilly  

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Illawarra - Shoalhaven

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

South East

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Far West

Flood Property Assessment Program

You may be eligible for the Flood Property Assessment Program if you were affected by floods in:

  • February and March 2022
  • June and July 2022.

Find eligibility criteria and information on how to apply on The Flood Property Assessment Program.

Local council information

Find information on local preparation and recovery efforts through your council website and social pages:

Mental health support

Financial support

Related pages

Guidance for flood-impacted households and businesses on dealing with water inundation, and staying safe during clean-up.

Find out if your child’s school is closed due to floods, plus other information to support you at this time.

Use this tool to find financial and other assistance available to you.

Emergency accommodation is available to people whose homes were affected by the February and March 2022 flood.

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