NSW Floods, February 2022 - Disaster Recovery Allowance

Support if you’ve lost income as a direct result of the floods in NSW starting in February 2022.

NSW Floods, February 2022 claim period closed

The claiming period for this payment closed on 26 December 2022.

We may still accept late claims, but only in exceptional circumstances.

To claim call the Emergency information line. You can’t submit a claim online.

You can find us in your community to help you claim disaster payments and access other services.

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: 3 January 2023.