North Coast floods April 2017

Flood waters on road

The recent North Coast floods have affected small businesses in Ballina Shire, Byron Shire, Kyogle, Lismore City, Richmond Valley and Tweed Shire.

Additional funding

Funding is available for small businesses directly damaged from the floods in designated areas within Lismore and Murwillumbah. This relief package is sometimes referred to as Category C funding. The funding is jointly provided by the Commonwealth and NSW Government to assist with clean up and immediate restoration costs as a result of the floods.

Visit the NSW Rural Assistance Authority website or call 1800 678 593 for more information.

How we can help

Free business advisory support is available for small businesses affected by the floods through Business Connect. An advisor can meet you at a convenient place to help you work through the impact of the floods.

Advisors can work through managing cash flow, planning the next steps, accessing and connecting to available support schemes.

Contact us

Call 1300 134 359 or email connect@industry.nsw.gov.au to be connected with your local advisor today.

List of support services

Download the flood support fact sheet with resources for ease of access to getting the support you need during this time.