Current Flood Situation
Report flood damage
Farmers should report flood damage and stock losses to NSW DPI on 1800 814 647 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Online flood damage report
Farmers are encouraged to report flood damage to NSW DPI to assist NSW authorities in determining the extent of damage caused by flooding and assess potential support measures.
Important phone numbers
- Farmers in need of assistance should call the SES hotline on 132500.
- Farmers should report flood damage and stock losses to NSW DPI on 1800 814 647.
- Visit www.bom.gov.au for the latest flood warnings and river levels.
Visit the flood homepage for more information about flood emergencies and managing livestock in a flood situation.
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Etensive flooding and severe storms hit the Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast catchments during January and February this year.
Strong winds and flooding caused extensive damage to livestock enterprises, horticulture industries, crops, pasture, fencing and farm infrastructure.
A local control centre was established at DPI Wollongbar and response teams were deployed to Kempsey, Grafton and Port Macquarie.
A number of Local Government Areas have been declared Natural Disaster areas as a result of these events. A full list and further information is available.
Stock surveillance and emergency fodder resupply drops were undertaken.
Accurate information on flood damage is critical for NSW authorities to determine the extent of damage and assess recovery needs and potential support measures.
Farmers can still report flood and storm damage and stock losses by: