The Australian Government is working alongside local communities to assist in times of crisis by providing financial assistance to individuals and the states and territories to provide support and help with disaster recovery costs.
The information contained on this site details available assistance for current disasters as well as links to assistance and responses to previous disasters that have impacted Australians, both in Australia and overseas.
Disaster recovery assistance
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.