Flood and Loss of Power Grants

Tuesday 01 November 2016
Flood and Loss of Power Grants

Grants relating to the recent flood and power outage. More information inside.

Loss of Power Grant

This grant closed 10 October 2016. It was for immediate essential needs to support people directly impacted by power outages during the declared Major Incident 28-29 September 2016.


Emergency Relief Grant

To be eligible, your home must be inaccessible because of the severe weather or flood and you are unable to meet your own immediate and essential needs such as food and medications.

Eligible people will receive $280 per adult and $140 per child up to a maximum of $700 per family.


Clean-up Grant

This grant is to assist with the clean-up of flood-damaged homes. This is paid per residence, up to a $700 maximum, depending on the level of damage to your home. To be eligible at least one room inside your home must have been damaged by the floods.

For more information call the Recovery Hotline on 1800 302 787.