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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.

10 August, 2023
The Australian Government is seeking public feedback on how it can best assist communities during future national crises and disasters.

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 08 September 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. 



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