Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) leads and coordinates the recovery and reconstruction of housing, essential assets and infrastructure in flood impacted areas across the NSW Northern Rivers.

A bridge view of Hinterland River early morning, lush green riverbank on each side

Help is available through the following phone lines and websites:

Our region

This is a long-term effort and transformative program of work focused on providing more sustainable outcomes for all Northern Rivers communities to remain safe and to better cope with natural disasters in the future.

The NRRC is working with stakeholders and communities within the seven local government areas in the Northern Rivers: 

  • Ballina
  • Byron 
  • Clarence Valley       
  • Kyogle 
  • Lismore         
  • Richmond Valley 
  • Tweed. 

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NRRC Iluka Sunset

A snapshot of NRRC’s work includes

As a coordinating body, the NRRC is working with communities, councils, multiple government agencies and stakeholders to prioritise, sequence and enable the significant reconstruction and place-based adaptation effort across the region. Figures released by the Insurance Council of Australia estimate the costs and scale of the damage to homes, business and infrastructure at more than $5.56 billion. In response, the Australian and NSW Governments are committed to supporting the recovery, repair and rebuilding of impacted communities.

Events and updates

Lismore aerial photo

Community and Industry Events

The NRRC regularly hosts events for community members, stakeholders and industry.

Opening screenshot of the NRRC monthly update video for February

View the latest monthly update videos

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation video updates and recordings.

 Tabulam on the Clarence River in the NSW Northern Rivers region

Flood Hazard Information

New flood mapping and analysis has been released to support the roll out of the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation’s (NRRC) Resilient Homes Program.

Support and contact

Email us at:

Resilient Homes Program:


Call Resilient Homes Program: 1800 844 085

Call Service NSW: 13 77 88

NSW Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511

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