Emergency support by region

See a list of regions and timeframes where we’ve declared a period of emergency for the early childhood education and care sector.

On this page:

Providers, services and families in the affected areas can access emergency support for the dates indicated. Dates are inclusive.

All emergency periods start at 12am and end at 11:59pm.

We continue to monitor emergency situations and will update the table below as required. Please check back often.

Last updated on 06/12/2022.

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State/territory

Local Government Area

Event

Timeframe

Australian Capital Territory

Jervis Bay (unincorporated territory)

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Lachlan Shire Floods

9 November to 13 December 2022

10 October to 1 November 2022
New South Wales Edward River Council Floods 21 November to 29 November 2022

10 October to 1 November 2022
New South Wales Forbes Shire Council Floods 10 October to 29 November 2022

9 November to 29 November 2022

10 October to 1 November 2022
New South Wales Eurobodalla Shire Council Floods

18 November to 29 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Inverell Shire Council Floods 18 November to 29 November 2022
New South Wales Orange City Council Floods 18 November to 29 November 2022
New South Wales Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Floods

18 November to 29 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Wentworth Shire Council Floods 18 November to 29 November 2022
New South Wales Bathurst Regional Council Floods 11 November to 22 November 2022
New South Wales Oberon Council Floods 11 November to 22 November 2022
New South Wales Shellharbour City Council Floods

11 November to 22 November 2022

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Uralla Shire Floods 11 November to 22 November 2022
New South Wales Lismore City Council Floods

28 October to 15 November 2022

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Bega Valley Shire Floods

5 November to 15 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Junee Shire Floods 5 November to 15 November 2022
New South Wales Muswellbrook Shire Floods

5 November to 15 November 2022

4 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Nambucca Valley Floods

5 November to 15 November 2022

4 July to 13 July 2022

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Shoalhaven City Floods

5 November to 15 November 2022

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Snowy Monaro Regional Floods

5 November to 15 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales Snowy Valleys Floods 5 November to 15 November 2022
New South Wales Temora Shire Floods 5 November to 15 November 2022
New South Wales Unincorporated Area (Far West Region) Floods 5 November to 15 November 2022
New South Wales Walcha Floods 5 November to 15 November 2022
New South Wales Yass Valley Floods 5 November to 15 November 2022

New South Wales

Balranald Shire Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Bland Shire Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Central Darling Shire Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Coolamon Shire Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Hawkesbury City Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

1 July to 20 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Hilltops Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Kyogle Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Lockhart Shire Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

New South Wales

Richmond Valley Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

29 March to 14 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Floods

28 October to 8 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Albury City

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Berrigan Shire

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Carrathool Shire

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Cobar Shire

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Federation Council

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Griffith City

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Hay Shire

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Leeton Shire

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Murray River

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Murrumbidgee

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Narrandera Shire

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Wagga Wagga City

Floods

20 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Central Coast Council

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

1 July to 20 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Coonamble Shire Council

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Parkes Shire Council

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Blayney Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Bogan Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Bourke Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Brewarrina Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Cabonne Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Cowra Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Dubbo Regional Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Gilgandra Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Glen Innes Severn Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Greater Hume Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Gunnedah Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Gwydir Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Lithgow City Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Liverpool Plains Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Moree Plains Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Mid-Western Regional Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Narrabri Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Narromine Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Tamworth Regional Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Upper Lachlan Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

4 July to 13 July 2022

New South Wales

Walgett Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Warren Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

4 July to 13 July 2022

New South Wales

Warrumbungle Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales

Weddin Shire Council

Floods

10 October to 1 November 2022

New South Wales    

Bayside Council

Floods

4 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales 

Cumberland Council

Floods

4 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales  

Dungog Shire Council

Floods

4 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales  

Lake Macquarie City Council

Floods

4 July to 20 July 2022

New South Wales  

Maitland City Council

Floods

4 July to 20 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales  

Mid-Coast Council

Floods

4 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales  

Newcastle City Council

Floods

4 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales  

Port Stephens Council

Floods

4 July to 20 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales  

Randwick City Council

Floods

4 July to 13 July 2022

New South Wales 

Singleton Council

Floods

4 July to 20 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Blacktown City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Blue Mountains City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Camden Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Campbelltown City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Canterbury-Bankstown

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Cessnock City Council

Floods

1 July to 20 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Fairfield City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Georges River Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

The Hills Shire Council

Floods

1 July to 20 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

The Council of the Shire of Hornsby

Floods

1 July to 20 July 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

The Council of the Municipality of Kiama

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Liverpool City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Northern Beaches Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Penrith City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Sutherland Shire Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Wingecarribee City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Wollondilly Shire Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Wollongong City Council

Floods

1 July to 13 July 2022

7 April to 14 April 2022

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Armidale Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Tweed Shire Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Byron Shire Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Ballina Shire Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Kempsey Shire Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Clarence Valley Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Coffs Harbour City Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Bellingen Shire Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Floods

29 March to 8 April 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Tenterfield Shire Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Inner West Council

Floods

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Ku-ring-gai Council

Floods

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Mid-Coast Council

Floods

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Council of the City of Parramatta

Floods

2 March to 18 March 2022

New South Wales

Council of the City of Ryde

Floods

2 March to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Floods

12 May to 18 May 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Southern Downs Regional Council

Floods

12 May to 18 May 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Floods

12 May to 18 May 2022

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Brisbane City Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Ipswich City Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Somerset Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Gold Coast City Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Logan City Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Redland City Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Noosa Shire Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Gympie Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

North Burnett Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Toowoomba Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

South Burnett Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Bundaberg Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Gladstone Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Goondiwindi Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Queensland

Western Downs Regional Council

Floods

23 February to 18 March 2022

Tasmania

Break O’Day

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Burnie

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Central Coast

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Central Highlands

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Circular Head

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Devonport

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Dorset

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Flinders

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

George Town

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Kentish

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Latrobe

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Launceston

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Meander Valley

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Northern Midlands

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

Waratah-Wynyard

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

West Coast

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Tasmania

West Tamar

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria Mornington Peninsula Shire Floods

14 November to 22 November 2022

27 October to 8 November 2022
Victoria Campaspe Floods

2 November to 15 November 2022

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria East Gippsland Shire Floods 3 November to 15 November 2022
Victoria Hindmarsh Shire Floods 3 November to 15 November 2022
Victoria Mildura Rural City Floods 3 November to 15 November 2022
Victoria Southern Grampians Shire Floods 3 November to 15 November 2022
Victoria Towong Shire Floods 3 November to 15 November 2022

Victoria

Baw Baw Shire Floods 27 October to 8 November 2022

Victoria

City of Greater Shepparton Floods

2 November 8 November 2022

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Nillumbik Shire Floods 27 October to 8 November 2022

Victoria

Surf Coast Shire Floods 27 October to 8 November 2022

Victoria

Ararat Rural City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Ballarat City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Banyule City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Boroondara City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Brimbank City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Colac Otway Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Glenelg Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Golden Plains Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Greater Geelong City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Hume City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Indigo Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Manningham City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Melbourne City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Moorabool Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Mount Alexander Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Moyne Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Swan Hill Rural City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Warrnambool City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Whittlesea City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Wodonga City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Wyndham City Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Yarra Ranges Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Yarriambiack Shire Floods 18 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Alpine Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Benalla Rural City

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Buloke Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Central Goldfields

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

City of Greater Bendigo

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Corangamite Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Gannawarra Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Hepburn Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Horsham Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Loddon Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Macedon Ranges Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Mansfield Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Maribyrnong City Council

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Mitchell Shire Council

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Moira Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Moonee Valley City

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Murrindindi Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Northern Grampians

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Pyrenees Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Rural City of Wangaratta

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022

Victoria

Strathbogie Shire

Floods

13 October to 1 November 2022