Safety and help

Sometimes, the fastest way to get the information or help you need is to call someone.

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Disaster support

To get help in an emergency or disaster situation:

Visit Recovery Connect

For information about Local Government Areas which have been declared natural disasters and how to apply for disaster recovery payments:

Visit Disaster Assist

For information about natural disaster payments and help for people directly affected by bushfires, floods or other natural disasters:

Visit Services Australia

Find disaster recovery services and support in your area:

Visit the National Emergency Management Agency



If you are experiencing, or at risk of, domestic, family or sexual violence please call 1800 737 732 or visit 1800RESPECT.

The Sunny App is also available to support people with disability recognise violence and abuse, understand their rights and take action to protect their safety.