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Current Natural Disaster Declarations

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

Financial Year 2016 - 2017

Bushfires - February 2017

  • Kempsey
  • Mid Coast
  • Mid-Western Regional
  • Narrabri
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings
  • Queanbeyan-Palerang
  • Upper Hunter
  • Warrumbungle

Bushfires - November 2016

  • Cessnock
  • Dungog
  • Kempsey
  • Maitland
  • Mid Coast
  • Tenterfield
  • Port Stephens

Storms & floods - 30 August 2016

  • Albury
  • Bathurst
  • Berrigan
  • Bland
  • Blayney
  • Bogan
  • Brewarrina
  • Cabonne
  • Carrathool
  • Cobar
  • Coolamon
  • Coonamble
  • Cootamundra-Gundagai
  • Cowra
  • Edward River
  • Federation
  • Forbes
  • Gilgandra
  • Greater Hume
  • Griffith
  • Hay
  • Hilltops
  • Junee
  • Lachlan
  • Leeton
  • Lockhart
  • Mid-Western
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Murray River
  • Narrabri
  • Narrandera
  • Narromine
  • Orange
  • Parkes
  • Snowy Valleys
  • Temora
  • Wagga Wagga
  • Walgett
  • Warren
  • Warrumbungle
  • Weddin
  • Western Plans
  • Yass Valley

Storms & floods - 20 July 2016

  • Bathurst
  • Bogan Shire
  • Cabonne
  • Carrathool Shire
  • Coonamble
  • Cowra Shire
  • Forbes Shire
  • Hilltops
  • Narromine Shire
  • Oberon
  • Orange City
  • Parkes Shire
  • Upper Lachlan Shire
  • Warren Shire

Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes

There are a number of schemes available to those in areas listed in the above Natural Disaster Declarations, including Personal Hardship and Distress Assistance, Primary Producers, Small Business, Assistance for Council and more.

More information on the Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes