NSW Floods, February 2022 - Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment

A lump sum payment to help people seriously affected by the NSW floods starting in February 2022.

We’ve set up temporary service centres and attend recovery centres and can help you access this and other payments and services. Check where you can find us in disaster affected communities.

You have until 26 December 2022 to make a claim for the following Local Government Areas (LGAs):

  • Armidale
  • Ballina
  • Bayside
  • Bega Valley
  • Bellingen
  • Blacktown
  • Blue Mountains
  • Byron
  • Camden
  • Campbelltown
  • Canterbury Bankstown
  • Central Coast
  • Cessnock
  • Clarence Valley
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Cumberland
  • Dungog
  • Eurobodalla
  • Fairfield
  • Georges River
  • Glen Innes Severn
  • Goulburn Mulwaree
  • Hawkesbury
  • Hornsby
  • Kempsey
  • Inner West
  • Kiama
  • Ku-ring-gai
  • Kyogle
  • Lake Macquarie
  • Lismore
  • Lithgow
  • Liverpool
  • Maitland
  • MidCoast
  • Mid-Western
  • Muswellbrook
  • Nambucca
  • Newcastle
  • Northern Beaches
  • Parramatta
  • Penrith
  • Port Macquarie Hastings
  • Port Stephens
  • Queanbeyan-Palerang
  • Richmond Valley
  • Ryde
  • Shellharbour
  • Shoalhaven
  • Singleton
  • Snowy Monaro
  • Strathfield
  • Sutherland
  • Tenterfield
  • The Hills
  • Tweed
  • Upper Hunter
  • Waverley
  • Wingecarribee
  • Wollondilly
  • Wollongong.

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: 30 June 2022