Natural disaster resources for community groups

Resources to help you support people in your community who have been affected by a natural disaster.

Support has been extended to additional Local Government Areas affected by the NSW floods. Read more about support for NSW Floods, July 2022.

We know community groups play a big role in supporting people affected by a natural disaster.

Use these resources to help people who need financial support such as Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment. We also have resources about other support we have available.

You can find information about current support payments and eligible Local Government Areas on natural disaster events.

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Information about natural disaster support

Use these resources to support your conversations with people in your community about Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and other financial support:

  • Australian Government Disaster Recovery (AGDRP) factsheet
  • Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) factsheet
  • Services Australia mobile services factsheet
  • talking points about AGDRP and DRA
  • social media tiles for disaster support
  • Someone to deal with us on your behalf factsheet.

Watch this video about disaster assistance payments and how to claim.

Information in different languages

We have resources in various languages about:

Information about other support

  • If you’re affected by a natural disaster, you can find us in Mobile Service Centres, in your community, in temporary service centres, or in recovery hubs.
  • If a community member is going through a difficult time, let them know our social workers can help them.
  • Read about additional help if someone is affected by a natural disaster.
  • If you’re in a rural, regional or remote area, our Agents and Access Points can help with access to services.

Page last updated: 18 July 2022