More than 250 residents have attended 11 flood recovery community meetings hosted by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.
Meetings have already been held in Wauchope, Telegraph Point, Camden Haven, Rollands Plains, Pappinbarra and Beechwood.
Comboyne residents are invited to attend the next gathering at Comboyne Hall from 6pm to 7.30pm on Thursday, May 13.
Council group manager community, Lucilla Marshall said there will be another round of meetings held in about six weeks.
"People have shared their stories and concerns during the flood, what happened after and how to prepare for future natural disasters," she said.
"Our flood outreach recovery centres are still open and we ask all flood-affected people and business owners to drop in.
"It's important because if we have the data on the impact of the flood, we can advocate on behalf of our community for possible funding, services, and try to get us what we need to make the road to recovery as smooth as possible.
"We have a community of many champions who continue to do a great job but we are aware of fatigue and are working with our community in many ways to keep people supported as much as possible.
"The Australian Defence Force, RFS, Disaster Relief Australia, Samaritans Purse, have provided amazing help. Blaze Aid and Back Track will continue to provide much-needed physical help in the clean-up which will continue for many months."
Each meeting has been attended by at least four council staff and a director, with chief executive Dr Clare Allen also attending meetings.
Rocks Ferry Reserve resident Greg Elliott, who attended the recovery meeting with around 30 other people in Wauchope, said all flood victims need to come forward for the meetings.
"I think the meeting went really really well. There are a lot of people in dire straits and people on farms with a lot of problems due to land slips or flooding," he said.
"It was good to get a lot of feedback and talk to people who are supplying help within the Hastings area. I think there is a problem with a lot of people not asking for help, just toughing it out.
"I brought up a discussion at the meeting about gabion cage systems filled with rocks, concrete or sand to help blockade rivers in times of flooding. After the meeting I was told a council engineer will talk to me about it.
"It was a very informative meeting and it would have been nice to have seen another 50 or 60 people there. I think they (council) are really going to push to get things right this time."
Mr Elliott said he also raised the idea of re-charting the river after the floods had changed its course.
Rollands Plains cattle farmer Phil Morton, who attended similar bushfire recovery meetings previously, said it was good to have council staff strongly represented at the meetings.
"The community meeting has discussed communications and river erosion," he said.
"We had the mayor Peta Pinson and a good lineup of people who spoke at the meeting."
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