Bravery Trust sends our thoughts to those in New South Wales impacted by its second major flood event in 2022.  Stay safe and take care of your friends and neighbours.

If you’re a serving or ex-serving member of the ADF who’s been injured during service, or an immediate family member, Bravery Trust can provide urgent financial aid.  We also have a Financial Counselling Service – free and independent – to help you sort out debt.

Call us on 1800 BRAVERY (1800 272 837) or check out the ways we can help at www.bravertytrust.org.au.

The following list of NSW grants may provide some financial relief.  Be sure to check the eligibility criteria which may include:

  • living in one of the recognised impacted areas
  • qualifying under an income test
  • or being the owner or mortgagee of the home.

NSW Grants

Disaster Recovery Payment NSW – Eligible adults ($1,000) and children ($400) seriously injured, missing a relative or if there has been major damage to your home. Claim this cash payment vis my.gov.au or call the information hotline on 1802266

Disaster Recovery Allowance NSW – A payment for up to 13 weeks if you have lost income due to the floods. Equivalent to the JobSeeker Payment or Youth Allowance, depending on your circumstances.


You can also check for new or updated support based on your circumstances at the Disaster Assistance Finder


Other Useful Resources





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Bravery Trust is a registered business name of the Australian Defence Force Assistance Trust, a nationally registered charity.