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2 November, 2023

With warmer and drier conditions driving increased bushfire risk this summer, Australians can address their risk using the new national Bushfire Resilience Rating app.


13 September, 2023

As the higher-risk weather season approaches, communities across Queensland are taking proactive steps to enhance their preparedness and strengthen their community recovery infrastructure.

12 September, 2023

In times of emergency, there are many problems that need attention. On top of daily life stresses, during disasters people often have to deal with huge issues like finances, personal safety and temporary housing.

2023 Disaster impact

Australian Government Disaster Payments Made


Australian Government disaster payments made

Data combines the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance schemes as well as special supplements and top-ups.

Data last updated on 01 November 2023.
Disasters that started in 2022 but were declared in 2023 are included in these figures.
Unincorporated Areas are not included in the count of LGAs impacted, with the exception of Unincorporated ACT. 



Map data is sourced from third party providers. Last updated on 17 November 2023.
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