Tourists, community members and local businesses have much to celebrate with the opening of new Narooma mountain bike trails. Communities in this region were severely impacted by the Black Summer bushfires of 2019-20, and recovery is still ongoing.
The needs of communities when preparing for and recovering from disasters can be many and varying. HealthWISE have been assisting South-East Queensland communities and supporting Scenic Rim disaster preparedness.
2023 Disaster impact
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 21 December 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.