New South Wales Floods, September 2022 - New Zealand Disaster Recovery Allowance

Support for eligible New Zealanders who’ve lost income as a direct result of the New South Wales floods that started in September 2022.

If your disaster support payment is ending

If your Disaster Recovery Allowance or New Zealand Disaster Recovery Allowance is ending, find out what other payments and services you may be eligible for.

You have until 9 July 2023 to make a claim for the following Local Government Areas (LGAs):

  • Albury
  • Balranald
  • Bathurst
  • Bega Valley
  • Berrigan
  • Bland
  • Blayney
  • Bogan
  • Bourke
  • Brewarrina
  • Cabonne
  • Carrathool
  • Central Coast
  • Central Darling
  • Cobar
  • Coolamon
  • Coonamble
  • Cootamundra-Gundagai
  • Cowra
  • Dubbo
  • Edward River
  • Eurobodalla
  • Federation
  • Forbes
  • Gilgandra
  • Glen Innes Severn
  • Goulburn-Mulwaree
  • Greater Hume
  • Griffith
  • Gunnedah
  • Gwydir
  • Hawkesbury
  • Hay
  • Hilltops
  • Inverell
  • Junee
  • Kyogle
  • Lachlan
  • Leeton
  • Lismore
  • Lithgow
  • Liverpool Plains
  • Lockhart
  • Mid-Western
  • Moree Plains
  • Murray River
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Muswellbrook
  • Nambucca Valley
  • Narrabri
  • Narrandera
  • Narromine
  • Oberon
  • Orange
  • Parkes
  • Queanbeyan-Palerang
  • Richmond Valley
  • Shellharbour
  • Shoalhaven
  • Snowy Monaro
  • Snowy Valleys
  • Tamworth
  • Temora
  • Unincorporated Area (Far West Region)
  • Upper Hunter
  • Upper Lachlan
  • Uralla
  • Wagga Wagga
  • Walcha
  • Walgett
  • Warren
  • Warrumbungle
  • Weddin
  • Wentworth
  • Wingecarribee
  • Yass Valley.

You can see which LGA you’re in by entering your address into the NSW Government’s find your local council tool.

Page last updated: 20 March 2023.
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