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These are available for eligible individuals and families whose homes and essential household contents have been damaged or destroyed by a natural disaster.
To be eligible for this grant you must:
Call the Bushfire Customer Care Service on 13 77 88
Or Disaster Welfare Assistance Line on 1800 018 444
Up to $50,000 available to Small Businesses and Not-for-profits, in eligible areas who have suffered direct damage to their premises or equipment, and intend to re-establish in the community. The grants will not be available for expenses that are covered by insurance, nor to recompense lost business income.
Click here for more information on how to apply for a bushfire recovery grant for directly-impacted small businesses.
Or call the Bushfire Customer Care Service on 13 77 88
$75,000 recovery grants, concessional loans and transport subsidies are available for eligible primary producers.
Low interest concessional loans of up to $500,000 are available to eligible primary producers, small business and not-for-profits affected by the recent bushfires. To find out if you are eligible view the link below.
Or NSW Rural Assistance Authority on 1800 678 593
For more information, including eligibility criteria, visit https://www.raa.nsw.gov.au/disaster-assistance
Local Land Services and NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) are on the ground providing assistance to landholders who have been impacted by the fires in NSW. They can assist with:
Bee keepers are also eligible for assistance if affected by fire, just like other animal managers. If you require emergency assistance to care for your hives as a result of the recent fires, call the Agriculture and Animal Services Hotline.
Call the Agriculture and Animal Services Hotline on 1800 814 647
Or visit https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/climate-and-emergencies/bushfires
provides one-off financial assistance to eligible Australians adversely affected by the bushfires.
$1,000 per adult and $400 per child is available for people severely affected by bushfires, in eligible areas. An additional $400 will also be provided for children, this payment will be applied automatically.
The Disaster Recovery Allowance has been activated by the Australian Government for people affected by the NSW Bush Fires. This provides short term support payment to assist those whose income has been affected as a direct result of the bush fires.
or Human Services: 180 22 66
The joint Australian, state and territory government Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) provide a range of financial assistance to the natural disaster-declared areas in each state or territory.
Available assistance measures include:
Assistance with Animal Welfare Issues - LLS (pdf)