Current situation

NSW Rural Fire Services provide updates on:

After an emergency, primary producers and the community can implement a range of actions and access services and assistance to aid recovery.

Local government areas in NSW declared Natural Disasters are eligible for assistance under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). Additional assistance measures, which include recovery grants, are available for eligible areas.

To apply for a concessional loan, grant or freight subsidy, contact the NSW Rural Assistance Authority on 1800 678 593.

Fodder Pick Up Locations

With changing conditions, it is important that you contact the Agricultural and Animal Services Hotline on 1800 814 647 to arrange fodder collection.


Emergency Fodder can be collected from the following locations:

  • Grafton DPI Institute - Trenayr Road, Junction Hill
  • Braidwood Showground - Kings Hwy, Braidwood NSW 2622

Please check local road conditions before planning any journey.

Evacuation centres where you can take your animals

Last updated: 08 Dec 2019 1:41pm

Where possible please take your animals with you. The care of animals in an evacuation centre remains your responsibility.

This list will be updated as sites are opened and closed according to need and capacity: