What it is

The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) is a lump sum payment to help you if you’ve been significantly affected by New South Wales floods in July 2022.

You are eligible if you’re in a Local Government Area (LGA) that’s been declared for a disaster.

The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment is not for minor damage or inconvenience. Its purpose is to help you with major damage to your property or other assets. You can choose to get this payment in 2 parts.

If you lost income as a direct result of New South Wales floods, July 2022, you may also be eligible for Disaster Recovery Allowance. If you’re eligible, you can get both the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance.

If you’re a New Zealand citizen living in Australia, check if you’re eligible for:

Page last updated: 6 July 2022