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Special Disaster Grants – NSW Severe Weather & Flooding November 2021

ClosedGrant Closed: 16th of June 2022 Value: Up to $50,000 Run By: Rural Assistance Authority Further Information: https://www.raa.nsw.gov.au/disaster-assistance/storm-and-flood-programs/SDG-Nov21-and-Jan22

The program provides a grant to primary producers to help pay for the costs of clean-up and reinstatement of primary
production enterprises that have suffered direct damage as a result of the eligible disaster.

The grant can be used to:

  • help pay for the costs of clean up, reinstatement activities and emergency measures associated with the immediate recovery of your primary production enterprise.
  • Hire or lease equipment or materials to clean premises, property or equipment.
  • Remove and dispose of debris, damaged goods or materials including injured or dead livestock.
  • Repair or replace fencing and/or other essential property infrastructure.
  • Purchase and transport fodder or feed for livestock.
  • Replace livestock.
  • Replace lost or damaged plants, salvage crops, repair or restore fields.
  • Repair, recondition or replace essential plant or equipment.
  • Maintain the health of livestock
  • Pay additional wages to an employee to assist with clean-up work (above and beyond normal wage expenditure, ie. day-to-day staffing)
  • Repair buildings (except dwellings, unless they are used for staff accommodation).

Funds of up to $50,000 per affected property are available. This includes $10,000 that can be provided up-front once
you’re approved. If claiming for an amount above $10,000, you will need to prove the expenditure of this amount with
valid tax invoices. Then, any payment above the original $10,000 up to an additional $40,000 will be reimbursed upon
supply of valid tax invoices for eligible expenses.

The following Local Government Areas in the Northern Inland are eligible:

  • Glen Innes Severn
  • Gunnedah
  • Gwydir
  • Inverell
  • Liverpool Plains
  • Moree Plains
  • Narrabri
  • Narromine
  • Tamworth
  • Tenterfield


Last Updated: 3rd of January 2022
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