Queensland Bushfires - September 2019 - Disaster Recovery Allowance

Support for people who can show they lost income as a direct result of the bushfires in Queensland in September 2019.

The claiming period for this payment has now closed. Late claims may still be accepted, but only in exceptional circumstances.

The fastest way to claim is over the phone.

To claim:

You can submit your claim and any supporting documents either:

You can also post them to:

Emergency Processing Centre
Reply Paid 7815
Canberra BC ACT 2610

Call us on 132 850 to talk to us in languages other than English.

What other services are available

For further assistance search Payment and Service Finder.

If you’re affected by family and domestic violence:

  • call us on 132  850 and ask to speak with one of our social workers - 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, local time
  • go to our family and domestic violence webpage for more information.

Page last updated: 10 March 2020