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Dealing with natural disasters

Natural disasters severely impact upon livestock production and enterprise management. The resources and publications below provide information and help for livestock producers dealing with natural disasters.

The Australian Government’s Disaster Assist website has information on current disasters as well as assistance packages.


State rural fire authorities or services should be contacted directly for assistance or information on fires (see below for links to relevant websites under state and territory conatcts).

Caring for People

The following organisations are able to provide support for those in rural areas.

State and Territory contacts and hotlines

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia