Emergency Flood Relief Information

Updated 12th December 2017

Flood Assistance

As we near the end of 2017 , we would like to remind anyone who is still experiencing challenges from the March flood to come in and see us…we may be able to help.

Commonwealth Disaster Assistance

This assistance will cease on the 19th January 2018 so if you have not yet applied and need some help to do so, come in and see us.

Residents of Byron Shire affected by Cyclone Debbie can now apply for a one off payment of $1,000 for eligible adults and $400 or eligible children. If you need assistance filling out or lodging forms come in to the Mullumbimby & District Neighbourhood Centre and make an appointment 02 6684 1286.

State Government Assistance

For information or assessment through FACS call 1800 018 444.

Mullumbimby & Byron Shire

The Mullumbimby District Neighbourhood Centre is open from 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday.
Free community meals from 12.30 to 2.30 Monday to Thursday. Tea and coffee is generally available from 10am on those days, dependant on scheduled activities.
Please call 02 6684 1286.
Community Support/Emergency Relief from 10am – 12.30pm – 1.30pm – 3pm. Monday , Wednesday and Thursday
Flood Support from 10am – 12.30pm – 1.30pm – 3pm. Wednesday and Thursday


We would like to thank our wonderful community for their generous donations during this community crisis.
The MDNC has an ongoing need for your kind donations so we can continue our work connecting and serving our community.

  • We have reached full capacity for our clothing donations. We ask that you hold off until further notice.
  • You can make a cash donation online via the MDNC website www.mdnc.org.au
Food Donations April 2017 Flood Relief
Clothing/Bedding Donations April 2017 Flood Relief