Victorian Floods, October 2022

Support for people affected by the Victorian floods that started in October 2022.

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If you’re directly affected by this declared disaster, we have lump sum payments to help you.

Victorian Floods, October 2022 is the storms and flooding from 6 October 2022 to 24 January 2023. You have until 16 June 2023 to make a claim for Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment.

Claims for Disaster Recovery Allowances closed on 28 May 2023. Late claims may still be accepted, but only in exceptional circumstances.

Read about additional help if you’ve been affected by a natural disaster.

You may also be eligible for financial support from the Victorian Government.

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

Page last updated: 29 May 2023.
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