Disaster support and assistance

The department offers a range of advice and assistance to support landholders affected by drought, floods and other natural disasters.

Water licence fee waiver

Fees associated with an annual water licence invoice and applications for stock or domestic water licences are being waived in either a drought declared area or IDP.

Repairs to watercourses and water related-related infrastructure

Information on rehabilitating watercourses and repairing water-related infrastructure after a disaster.

Water supply security

We provide support to local governments with longer‑term water supply planning for their communities.

Small business disaster hub

Use these resources to prevent, prepare, respond, recover and communicate so you can get back to business sooner when disaster hits.

Community support

Information services and support for people affected by disasters, emergencies and pandemics.

Disaster and drought declarations

Find out about disaster declarations and drought declared areas .

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021