NSW Floods, February 2022

Support for people affected by the NSW floods that started in February 2022.

Mutual obligation and participation requirements are temporarily paused for people in some flood affected areas of NSW. Read more about the mutual obligation and participation requirements pause.

If you’re directly affected by this declared disaster, we have lump sum payments and ongoing, short term allowances to help you. You may be eligible for more than one of these.

NSW Floods, February 2022 is the severe weather, heavy rainfall and associated flooding that started on 22 February 2022. This declared disaster has an official end date of 4 May 2022. However you have until 26 December 2022 to make a claim.

Read about additional help and where to find us if you’ve been affected by a natural disaster.

Check if you’re eligible for a Disaster Relief Grant from the NSW Government.

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

Page last updated: 19 August 2022