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River Murray Flooding Support

Information, grants and support available for impacted businesses

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Support from the South Australian Government for businesses affected by the River Murray flooding

A major flood emergency was declared on Monday 21 November as River Murray floodwaters continued to rise. The anticipated flow downstream to the Riverland had already necessitated a call for businesses in affected areas to close and relocate stock as early and as practicable as possible.

The South Australian Government has announced a number of supports for individuals and businesses that have been impacted as a result of the rising floodwaters.

Early Closure Grant

Grants between $10,000 and $20,000 for small businesses forced to close or cease trading

Generator Grants

Funding for households and businesses to purchase a generator if power is interrupted

Financial Counselling

Support for businesses to manage financial impacts, continuity action planning, recovery plan, and more

Levee Embankments Remediation and Construction Grants

Grants up to $50,000 per business are now open to assist businesses for the remediation of existing or construction of new levee embankments. More information and application forms are available on the Department for Environment and Water website.

Levee Embankments Engineering Support

Grants up to $1,000 per business are now open for engineering advice in the remediation or construction of privately owned levee banks. More information and application forms are available on the Department for Environment and Water website.

Stay informed

SA.gov.au

For the most up-to-date information including alerts and warnings, closures, and sandbagging information please visit sa.gov.au.

South Australia State Emergency Services

The South Australian State Emergency Services has a flood and storm information line on 1800 362 361 you can contact for support.

SA Power Networks

SA Power Networks is expecting the flood to impact electricity supply to low-lying properties and infrastructure. Visit SA Power Networks or tune into AM Radio for more information.

Contact and support

Contact the South Australian government for information and support