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

Keep mozzies away – mosquitoes carry diseases

  • The risk of mosquito-borne diseases in flood-affected areas of NSW is increasing. Read more on NSW Health to stay safe.

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.

The flood recovery map shows incidents on state roads only. For up-to-date information on local roads, check with your local council.

Find more local information in your area

Central West
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.

Resilient Homes Program

The Resilient Homes Program provides financial assistance to home owners in the Northern Rivers, to improve the resilience of residential properties. This program is funded by the Resilient Homes Fund, administered by the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation.

Register for the Resilient Homes Program.

Local council pages

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

Riverina Murray
New England and North West
Hunter
Central Coast

Local council information

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

Metropolitan Sydney
Illawarra - Shoalhaven

Local council pages

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

South East
Far West

Local council pages

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

Mental health support

Financial support

Related pages

Flood clean-up assistance and advice

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

Schools, TAFE and childcare

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

Disaster Assistance Finder

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

Temporary accommodation

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

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