Funding and other support
Department of Primary Industries Flood Recovery Support Service
Need help after the floods? Contact the Rural Recovery Support Service:
Resilience NSW - Recovery Support Services
If you have been affected by floods, Recovery Support Services will help you in your recovery journey by providing personalised, long-term support:
Rural Financial Counselling Service
The RFCS have created this ‘Quick Reference Guide’ which lists all current assistance available for Small Business Owners and Primary Producers. It will be updated as new assistance is announced.
Mental Health Support for People Affected by Floods
Floods can affect everyone in the community, not only people directly dealing with loss of property or possessions. If you feel in need of mental health support, there are services ready to help you through the difficult times.
Are you a Flood-Affected Farmer?
Rural Aid provides financial assistance, wellbeing, domestic water and fodder to registered farmers.
Rural Aid Counselling Services
Rural Aid is committed to supporting farmers and rural communities.
Their tailored counselling program helps build emotional resilience and aims to reduce stress, depression and suicide in rural areas.
Quick Guide to Flood Support Services for Individuals and Households
This guide was developed and applies only to the 2022 floods - for information and support please call 137788 or visit nsw.gov.au/floods:
Primary Industries Natural Disaster Damage Survey
The primary industries natural disaster damage survey is a simple online survey the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services (LLS) staff, farmers and agricultural industry representatives can use to record damage to primary production and animals from natural disasters such as floods, fires and storms:
NSW Natural Disaster Declarations
A Disaster Declaration is a frequently updated list of Local Government Areas (LGA) that have been impacted by a natural disaster. With a disaster declaration for their area, affected communities and individuals can access a range of special assistance measures.
EPA Heavy Rainfall Events Information
Information from the Victorian EPA on how heavy rainfall events impact waterways, wastewater treatment plants, and stormwater and sewerage systems:
Farm flood readiness kit
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