Australian Government Disaster Assist
The Australian Government Disaster Assist website provides individuals and families better access to information about recovery assistance following a disaster. Assistance from the Australian Government may be provided to aid the recovery of Australians most affected by an offshore or onshore disaster. In such cases, this website will have up to date public information messages, relevant free call numbers, information on Australian Government Assistance Packages and links to other relevant websites.The information on this website will be continually updated and we encourage you to regularly revisit the site for additional information as required.
You can find information on financial assistance available for Current Disasters and information on previous disasters.
Assistance for Individuals
The support and assistance provided by the Australian Government for each disaster is tailored to the needs of the affected community.
Information regarding assistance and value of payments made to individuals is detailed in each reference to those disaster events. For detailed information on current disasters please visit the Current Disasters page on this website.
For information regarding previous disasters please visit the Previous Disasters page on this website.