Disaster assistance has been made available to help people and businesses heavily impacted by recent storms and flooding in 56 local government areas across NSW.
Up to 13 weeks income support is now available for those worst-hit by the bushfires in the Cootamundra-Gundagai, Goulburn Mulwaree and Wagga Wagga council areas.
Up to 13 weeks income support is now available for those worst-hit by the bushfires in the Gladstone, Gympie and Ipswich council areas.
A free online mentoring program will provide practical resources for women running small businesses, micro-businesses and start-ups.
The NSW Government will coordinate the clean-up of both insured and uninsured properties destroyed by the bushfires.
The Victorian Government has eased the pressure that paying vehicle registration can put on Victorians, with 1.8 million Victorian vehicles paid through short-term registration over the last year.
Local Government NSW (LGNSW) welcomes an initial $60 million in Australian government funding for 42 of the most severely bushfire affected local government areas, 33 of which are in NSW.
Minister for Natural Disaster and Emergency Management David Littleproud has welcomed an initial $76 million for mental health support in bushfire-hit communities.
Community recovery assistance has been extended for bushfire-hit communities in the Bega Valley, Eurobodalla, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Shoalhaven, Snowy Monaro, Snowy Valleys and Mid-Western council areas.
Heavily-discounted water under the Federal Government’s Water for Fodder Program is set to flow after an independent ballot to selected 800 successful applications.