Status: CLOSED


The purpose of the Emergency Assistance Grant is to assist impacted people in affected areas, to obtain:

  • essential and appropriate shelter
  • clothing
  • food, transport and/or
  • personal items.

General Eligibility

  • Emergency Assistance Grants are paid where it is evident that the individual or family are unable to live in their principle place of residence as a result of the event, and in need of financial support to obtain essential and appropriate shelter, food, transport and/or personal items.
  • Identification must be provided along with evidence of the family composition (such as a Medicare card).

For further information, please contact Communities, Sport and Recreation by emailing or phoning on 1800 204 224.