Disaster Assistance for Individuals

There are two types of disaster assistance available:

  • Disaster Relief Grants: Administered by the NSW State Government via the Office of Emergency Management.
  • Payments administered by the Australian Government.

Disaster Relief Grants

You might be eligible for a Disaster Relief Grant (pdf) if your home or essential contents have been damaged by a natural disaster.

To apply call Disaster Welfare Services: 1800 018 444.
Monday to Friday  8.30am- 4.30pm

Australian Government Disaster Assistance for Individuals

Visit the Department of Human Services website or contact the Australian Government Information Hotline on 180 22 66 for claims for assistance.