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:

  • dwelling
  • crops
  • animals (including housing)
  • equipment
  • machinery
  • stock and storage structures
  • business records.

Primary producer support services

If your farm has been affected by a natural disaster, find out about:

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.

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