Getting help after a natural disaster
Find help in your area
There are resources to help you find services such as housing, food, medical help and help with everyday things. These links will take you away from myGov.
You may be able to get financial help from the government if you’ve been affected by a natural disaster. Some of these links will take you away from myGov.
Find more information on setting up a budget, reducing your debt and tips on how to manage your money.
If you’re not eligible for government support
You can apply for emergency relief support on the Australian Red Cross website.
No Interest Loans
You may be able to get a No Interest Loan (NIL) from Good Shepherd to help you with costs.
NILs let you borrow money for essential goods and services. You can also get a No Interest Loan if you’ve been affected by a natural disaster. You pay no interest and you only repay what you borrow.
Find out more about No Interest Loans on the Good Shepherd website.
Mental health support
There are services that can help if you need support for your mental health. Some of these links will take you away from myGov.