State (WA)

Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund
Provides financial assistance to individuals for the alleviation and relief of distress, suffering and personal hardships, brought about by any disaster or emergency within Western Australia declared by the Western Australian Government or for which the LMDRF Board considers assistance is warranted.

Department of Communities
WA State Government assistance may be available to you. For further information contact the Disaster Response Hotline – 1800 032 965. Facebook 

Emergency WA
Recovery advice, available assistance and resources.


Services Australia
Federal Assistance is available for people directly affected by natural disaster event, such as fire, storms or floods, in disaster declared areas. This website provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on natural disaster events. 

Department of Home Affairs – Disaster Assist
Federal Government assistance may be available to you. This website provides information on payments and allowances, communication factsheet. 


To find food support, please call The Emergency Relief and Food Access Service on 1800 979 777. It is open 9:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday (closed on public holidays).