Australian Capital Territory

Help for people directly affected by a natural disaster in the ACT, such as fires, storms or floods.

We provide Australian Government assistance such as Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance when there’s a declared natural disaster event.

Your territory government provides assistance which may include grants and loans.

You may be eligible for both Australian Government and territory government natural disaster support.

Australian Government support

There are no current events in the ACT eligible for Australian Government support.

Australian Capital Territory Government support

The ACT Government provides support for people affected by a natural disaster.

This may include:

  • individual and business grants
  • loans for small businesses and non-profit organisations
  • help from a Community Recovery Officer.

Check what emergencies and natural disaster assistance you can get on the ACT Government website.

The Australian Government and state and territory governments work together to provide support if you’re affected by an eligible natural disaster event. Read more about how government disaster support works.

Other support

If you’ve been affected by a disaster, there may be other payments or support services to help you. Read about other support and additional help for natural disasters.

Page last updated: 4 April 2024.
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