IMPORTANT: Please read the information below to assist you in completing your application online.
About the Premier’s Relief Payment
If your house was damaged by the West Kimberley floods you may be eligible to receive a $1000 prepaid card to help replace items such as clothing, tools, household goods and other personal items.
Who is eligible?
What evidence do I need?
You need to prove you lived in a dwelling damaged by the floods. The dwelling must be your primary address, which means the place you live and spend most of your time each year. Some ways you can prove this are:
When you apply online, you’ll need to attach the documents to your application, so have copies or photos of your documents saved on your phone, laptop or tablet.
As part of the assessment of your application, DFES staff may check to ensure the eligibility criteria are met. We’ll make sure your personal details are kept confidential throughout this process.
There is help available for you to apply for this payment. You can:
After you apply:
What can I use the money for?
When applying online:
Make sure you save your application as you go. If you need to close the application and haven’t finished it yet, press 'save and close' and log out. When you log back in and click on the My Submissions link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.
When you’re finished, press Review and Submit at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. Make sure you read your application carefully and ensure all your details and information is correct because once you press Submit you can’t edit it. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed and there are no validation errors.
Click Submit at the top or bottom of the screen or on the navigation panel when you’re ready. You’ll then get an email confirmation with your final application attached. If you don’t get this email your application may not have been submitted and you need to contact 1800 490 678.
For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact us on 1800 490 678 during our business hours 9:30am - 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Or alternatively email email@example.com and quote your submission number.
https://publications.dfes.wa.gov.au/publications/west-kimberley-floods-premiers-relief-payment-guidelines to view the Premier’s Relief Payment Guidelines.