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Rural Assistance Authority

Applications are now closed

In accordance with the program guidelines, this program is now closed to applications.

You can download the program guidelines for reference below:
Special Disaster Grant Guidelines - August and September 2022 (AGRN 1030 & 1034)

Approved applicants of the program may submit invoices to claim for eligible costs until 8 May 2024.

Claim payment

If you already have an approved application for the Special Disaster Grant program, you may submit additional invoices to claim payment, up to the maximum approved grant amount.

To lodge a claim, you will need:

  • BP reference number
  • ABN number
  • Case number from your original application
  • Tax invoices
  • Proof of payment.

All invoices for this program must be submitted by 8 May 2024.

We recommend you use the Google Chrome browser when submitting a claim. If you are unsure at any stage of the process as to how to complete the online claim form, please refer to the Example Claim Request Form.

Frequently asked questions

A comprehensive list of questions and responses which relate to this program is available using the link below:
FAQs - Special Disaster Grant (August & September 2022 Floods)

Need help?

If you have any questions about this program you can contact our team by calling 1800 678 593 or emailing rural.assist@raa.nsw.gov.au.

If you have difficulty understanding the guidelines or completing the application form you should seek the assistance of your rural/financial counsellor, business advisor, accountant or a trusted family member/friend. If you need assistance with interpreting or translating, please contact Multicultural NSW on 1300 651 500 or email languageservices@multicultural.nsw.gov.au.

If you are experiencing any issues completing the form, free confidential assistance is available from your local Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS). For more information, visit the RFCS website or call:

  • Northern region: 1800 344 090
  • Southern and Central region: 1800 319 458