Support for agribusiness during natural disasters
After a natural disaster, assess how your business has been affected. This will help you know what to do to recover.
A recovery plan can help minimise losses and get your business running again after an incident.
Once you have completed your clean-up and assessed the state of your business, you can begin the rebuilding process.
Health and wellbeing
- Mental health support for people living in rural and remote areas
- Manage stress, relationships and more after a disaster
The Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) provides free rural financial counselling to farmers, fishing enterprises, forestry growers and harvesters, and small, related businesses who are suffering financial hardship.
Landholders can apply to have their next leasehold rental payment deferred.
The Farm Household Allowance provides money for basic living expenses to eligible farm families experiencing hardship. You do not have to be in a drought-declared area to apply.
Other financial help:
- Tips for cleaning up after a natural disaster
- Inspecting and repairing machinery damaged by floodwater
- Clearing vegetation after a declared disaster
Find out about the funding and support to prepare and manage your property during drought.
- Last reviewed: 21 Sep 2022
- Last updated: 16 May 2023