Scott Morrison to declare floods a national emergency during Lismore visit

Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 9 2022 - 4:30am, first published 3:45am

The "catastrophic" flood disasters in northern NSW and southeast Queensland will be declared a national emergency, as the federal government rallies to support victims with a major new relief package.

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.