Disasters and emergencies
Community Recovery Hotline
- For assistance call 1800 173 349
- the extent to which an emergency event impacts on the community, and
- the extent of the damage caused,
the Premier or Minister may declare the event to be a disaster.
Once an emergency event has become a 'declared' disaster, grant schemes and other assistance programs may be activated.
If you are in an emergency situation and a disaster has not been declared, you can still find immediate help available to you.