Recovering from a natural disaster
Find a Recovery Support Officer
Recovery Support Officers are experienced in the process of recovering from natural disasters and can offer you help and advice with your recovery. You can find them all over Australia.
You can find a Recovery Support Officer on the National Emergency Management Agency website.
Replace identity documents
If your identity documents or cards are lost, destroyed or damaged, you can get new ones.
You can 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.
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 to help you with costs. These loans let you borrow up to $2,000 and pay it back over 12 to 18 months. These links will take you away from myGov.
Make a recovery plan
There’s support and resources to help you plan your recovery after a natural disaster. These links will take you away from myGov.
Mental health support
If you’re in crisis and need support, there are services that can help. Some of these links will take you away from myGov.