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Disaster assistance

Disaster Welfare Assistance Line - 1800 018 444

Operating 7 days a week, 7am - 7pm

The Disaster Welfare Assistance Line can provide you with information about disaster relief grants for content and structural repairs, available to low income earners with no insurance. The provision of these grants is not dependent on a natural disaster being declared.

Mobile phone callers - Calls to this number may not be free

Disaster Assistance for Individuals

Financial assistance may be available to people affected by a disaster who are experiencing financial hardship and who are unable to meet the cost of repairs for essential household contents and/or structural repairs to their homes.

More information on Disaster Assistance for Individuals

Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes

There are a number of schemes available to those in areas declared Natural Disasters, including Personal Hardship and Distress Assistance, Primary Producers, Small Business, Assistance for Council and more.

More information on Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes

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