Natural Disaster Declarations 2017 - 2018

The following Local Government Areas in NSW have been declared Natural Disasters. 

Financial Year 

Liverpool and Sutherland Bushfire, 14 April 2018 onwards

  • Liverpool
  • Sutherlan

Eastern NSW Floods from 20 March 2018 

  • Dungog
  • Kempsey
  • Mid-Coast
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings

Bega Bushfire from 18 March 2018 

  • Bega Valley

Narrabri and Gwydir (Bobbiwaa Creek) Bushfire from 12 February 2018 

  • Gwydir
  • Narrabri

Lithgow Bushfire from 12 February 2018 

  • Lithgow

NSW Central West Bushfires from 9 February 2018

  • Bathurst
  • Cabonne
  • Orange

Muswellbrook and Mid-Western Bushfires from 23 January 2018

  • Mid-Western 
  • Muswellbrook

Upper Hunter Bushfires from 23 January 2018

  • Upper Hunter

Sutherland (Royal National Park) Bushfire from 20 January 2018

  • Sutherland

Upper Lachlan (Long Gully) Bushfire from 19 January 2018 

  • Upper Lachlan

Narrabri and Warrumbungle Bushfires from 17 January 2018 

  • Narrabri
  • Warrumbungle

Singleton, Cessnock and Muswellbrook Bushfires from 13 January 2018

  • Cessnock
  • Muswellbrook
  • Singleton

Port Stephens Bushfire from 8 January 2018 

  • Port Stephens

Tamworth, Uralla and Gwydir Bushfires from 2 January 2018

  • Gwydir
  • Tamworth
  • Uralla

Tamworth Bushfire from 25 December 2017 

  • Tamworth

Singleton Bushfires from 18 December 2017

  • Singleton

Clarence Valley Storm, 9 December 2017

  • Clarence Valley

Kempsey and Port Macquarie-Hastings Bushfire from 5 December 2017 

  • Kempsey 
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings

Eastern NSW Storms, 5-6 November 2017

  • Ballina
  • Byron
  • Central Coast
  • Cessnock
  • Clarence Valley
  • Lismore
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings
  • Tenterfield

East Coast Storms, 26 October 2017

  • Goulburn Mulwaree
  • Kempsey
  • Lake Macquarie
  • Mid-Coast
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings

Mid-Coast, Port Macquarie-Hastings, Dungog and Upper Hunter Bushfires from 23 September 2017 

  • Dungog
  • Mid-Coast
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings
  • Upper Hunter

Cessnock Bushfire from 12 September 2017

  • Cessnock

Tenterfield Bushfires from 8 September 2017 

  • Tenterfield

Mid-Coast and Port Macquarie-Hastings Bushfires from 30 August 2017

  • Mid-Coast
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings 

Kempsey Bushfire from 27 August 2017 

  • Kempsey