What primary producers should do after a natural disaster
Find out what financial assistance and support is available if you have been affected by a natural disaster.
Natural disasters can affect primary producers in many ways. After a natural disaster you may find there is damage to your:
- animals (including housing)
- stock and storage structures
- business records.
Primary producer support services
If your farm has been affected by a natural disaster, find out about:
- financial assistance and support
- disaster recovery for livestock farms
- disaster recovery for crop farming.
Steps to recover from a natural disaster
After a natural disaster you should thoroughly assess how your business has been affected. This will help you know what to do to recover. Find out what your business should do after a natural disaster.
Steps to rebuild after a natural disaster
Once you have completed your clean-up and assessed the state of your business, you can begin the rebuilding process. Find out how to rebuild your business after a natural disaster.
Emotional and crisis support for primary producers
Confidential emotional or crisis support can help you get back on your feet after a natural disaster:
- phone 13 11 14 to speak to one of Lifeline's trained and dedicated volunteers 24 hours a day
- beyondblue can support people experiencing depression and anxiety.
- Last reviewed: 26 Feb 2015
- Last updated: 11 Feb 2019