This year’s floods have seen unprecedented water levels and disaster conditions in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

For any of our Queensland or New South Wales members who have been affected by the floods, we urge you to contact us if there is any way in which we can assist.
During business hours, please ring (02) 62851677. After hours, please email

Links to government assistance

Different levels of government in Australia are offering different types of assistance, depending on your own situation and location.

You can access assistance via:



Federal Government assistance
Queensland Government assistance
New South Wales Government assistance
Legal Assistance

The Disaster Response Legal Service NSW provides free legal advice and information to anyone affected by a disaster.


Disaster Response Legal Service
Call: 1800 801 509 (9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri)

 Local Government Areas
A variety of food relief services in four areas, across the Macarthur, Liverpool, Camden and Wollondilly Local Government Areas. Depending on the area, services include free community meals, fresh fruit and vegetable hampers, breakfast packs, a range of hot and frozen meals, and toiletries.
Red Cross  
$500 grant (eligibility conditions apply, and grants will be distributed until funds are exhausted)
St Vinnies  

Recovery centres operating out of Lismore, Casino, Ballina, Mullumbimby, Evans Head and MacLean.

Call 131812