Eligible farmers in Cook Shire Council or the Blackall-Tambo Regional Council who were hit by Cyclone Trevor and its floodwaters in March 2019 can now apply for further disaster recovery grants.
Communities hit by the Northern NSW bushfires in Richmond Valley now have access to 13 weeks of income support payments to help them get back on their feet.
“Housing is a national priority and HIA welcomes the Senate passing legislation that will facilitate the next step in making the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme a reality,” stated Graham Wolfe, HIA Managing Director.
Disaster assistance is now available for communities in the Armidale, Clarence Valley, Glen Innes, Inverell, Tenterfield, Uralla and Walcha Local Government Areas that have been affected by bushfires since 31 August 2019.
The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the NSW Government’s $2 million to explore options for developing financial risk management tools that help farmers manage drought.
A new round of the QLD Government’s job-creating Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has awarded $594,000 in grants to recreational angling clubs, community groups, landholders and local councils for 26 unique fish habitat projects, under the popular Habitat Action Grants Program.
Fishing in Victoria will become easier and more accessible with 12 new projects across the state to be funded with fishing licence fees.
Landowners with properties impacted by flooding across Queensland’s north west and central west are being encouraged to apply for assistance to repair or replace damaged boundary fencing.
Disaster assistance has been made available for Tamworth and Upper Hunter communities that were affected by bushfires in early February 2019.