What it is
A lump sum payment to help you following the Victorian storms and floods in June 2021.
The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment can help if you’ve been significantly affected by a disaster. It’s a lump sum payment to help you if you’re in a Local Government Area that’s been declared for a disaster.
It’s not for minor damage or inconvenience. You can choose to get this payment in 2 instalments.
If you lost income as a direct result of the storms and floods, you may also be eligible for Disaster Recovery Allowance.
If you’re a New Zealand citizen living in Australia, check if you’re eligible for:
You must meet eligibility rules to get the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment.
Page last updated: 18 June 2021
This information was printed 10 September 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/victorian-storms-and-floods-june-2021-australian-government-disaster-recovery-payment/what-it. It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.