Storms and Flooding

DPI Emergency Management
NSW DPI works with Local Land Services (LLS) and other agencies/organisations to support the NSW State Emergency Service (SES) by coordinating animal welfare relief services for livestock, wildlife and companion animals and assisting affected primary producers, click here.

Natural Disaster Assistance for Primary Producers 
This short guide includes a comprehensive list of key contacts and agencies to help primary producers affected by Natural Disasters, click here.

Local Lands Services
Landholders impacted by a current flooding event who need urgent advice with evacuation or assistance with emergency care of livestock and companion animals should call us on 1300 795 299 to lodge a request for assistance, click here.

NSW Rural Assistance Authority
Disaster recovery Grants and Relief Loans are available to primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profits following the joint declaration of a natural disaster by the NSW and Australian Governments, click here.

Leave options during and after extreme weather conditions
Stoppages or interruptions of operational business activities in farming businesses in affected areas are occurring in varying degrees.

NSW Farmers Workplace Relations team outlines here the leave options and relevant considerations for employers in managing their workers in these uncertain times.

Supporting our farmers
Natural Disaster Relief fund, if you would like to make a donation, click here.

Transport and Emergency Support


Emergency Contacts

If emergency services struggle to find your property, consider downloading the free Emergency+ app here.
The app uses GPS functionality built into smart phones to help a Triple Zero (000) caller provide critical location details required to mobilise emergency services. 

NSW Police Service

For non-urgent assistance call 131 444.

- Website
- Facebook
- Twitter

NSW State Emergency Service

For emergency help in a flood or storm call 132 500.

- Website
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Instagram

NSW Rural Fire Service

For Bush Fire Information call 1800 679 737

- Website
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Fires Near Me NSW: Android, iPhone
- For general enquiries call 02 8741 5555

Live Traffic NSW

- Live Traffic NSW website

Ag & Animal Services

A range of responsibilities to prevent, prepare, respond to and help recover from biosecurity (animal and plant).

- Hotline - 1800 814 647
- Website

Bushfire Information

Service information, links to assistance and services farmers being impacted by bushfire conditions in NSW.


Resilience NSW

Links to recovery centres, financial assistance (state and C’wealth) and waste and clean up portals.

- Website

Drought Information

Service information, links to assistance and services farmers being impacted by drought conditions in NSW.

- Website

Health & Wellbeing Contacts