Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP)
The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) gives you short-term financial assistance if you are adversely affected by a major or widespread disaster.
The Commonwealth Attorney-General may determine that an event is a major disaster if satisfied that the event has such a significant impact on individuals that a government response is required.
Centrelink staff are available to provide assistance to families and children affected by disaster. They will help you to access the range of payments and support services available.