Bush Fire Support

BUSHFIRE FUNDING UPDATE

Tue 28/04/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

Let GLENRAC assist you in accessing these 4 bushfire funding opportunities. Don't forget - we are also available to help landholders submit drought applications, such as the Rural Assistance Authority Emergency Transport & Water Infrastructure r... more details

Public Land Boundary Fencing Program

Wed 22/04/2020 - Thu 31/12/2020

The NSW Government has committed $209 million to help bushfire-affected landholders with the cost of rebuilding boundary fences adjoining public lands. Private landholders who share a boundary with public land and were impacted by the Northern and S... more details

Environment Restoration Fund; Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation

Thu 02/04/2020 - Fri 29/05/2020

The purpose of the program is to provide funding to support wildlife rehabilitators (including community wildlife carer organisations, veterinarians, animal hospitals, zoos, local shelter operators and foster carers), to rescue, treat and rehabilitat... more details

Rural Aid Farm Army Volunteers

Tue 24/03/2020 - Thu 31/12/2020

As our team at Rural Aid talks to farmers in fire-affected areas, we've become aware that apart from you, only a few farmers know of the capability of our Farm Army volunteers. Each week, we email over 15,000 people with a list of jobs that you, our... more details

Rural Aid Counselling

Tue 24/03/2020 - Thu 31/12/2020

Need to chat? Rural Aid has its own rural community experienced counselors who are ready to take your private and confidential call to help you through any challenges you may be facing. As this drought endures and you experience other natural disast... more details

Bush Fire Assistance 101 - version 2

Tue 11/02/2020 - Tue 01/12/2020

Everything you need to know about the services, funding and support available for people affected by bush fires. Relevant for primary producers, small businesses, and any person who has been impacted by the recent bush fires. Version 2 - up to date... more details

$75,000 Special Disaster Grant - Bushfire

Sat 08/02/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

Eligible primary producers can claim up to a total of $75,000 per affected property to help with costs associated with immediate recovery activities needed to rebuild their primary production enterprises.  View the guidelines here: https://www.... more details

Disaster Recovery Payment

Sat 08/02/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

Available to individuals whose homes or property have been destroyed or impacted by bush fire. Applicants may be eligible for a once-off payment of $800 per child (up from $400) and $1,00 per adult. Previous applicants who have already received the... more details

Disaster Recovery Allowance

Sat 08/02/2020 - Sat 18/07/2020

Equivalent of Newstart or Youth Allowance. Provides support for people who can show they lost income as a direct result of the bushfires in New South Wales in August 2019 through to January 2020. Claims must be submitted by 18th July. To apply, ca... more details

Disaster Relief Loans - Primary Producers

Sat 08/02/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

Primary producers directly affected by a declared natural disaster who are in urgent and genuine need of assistance, may be eligible for low interest loans of up to $130,000. This low interest rate loan can help a farm business to: continue to op... more details

Red Cross Emergency Grants

Fri 07/02/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

$5000 grants available for households whose primary place of residence has been destroyed or made uninhabitable by bushfires between July 2019 and 28 February 2020. Apply at the link here: https://www.redcross.org.au/get-help/emergencies/recove... more details

Free Wellbeing Coaching for People Affected by the Bushfires

Thu 06/02/2020 - Thu 31/12/2020

If you live in the New England, North West or Mid-Coast regions and have been affected by the bushfires, you can access free mental health coaching via our bushfire wellbeing coaching line. The stress of experiencing something such as a bushfire can... more details

Westpac Group $1.5 million dollar Bushfire Fund

Wed 05/02/2020 - Tue 30/06/2020

Westpac Group has established a $1.5 million Bushfire Fund. This Fund will support the rural fire services, Westpac customers, and a number of organisations assisting with the recovery process. David Lindberg, Chief Executive, Consumer Division, sai... more details

CommBank Emergency Assistance Package

Wed 05/02/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

Bushfire affected customers are encouraged to discuss individual circumstances by visiting their nearest branch or calling 1300 720 814. Business customers should call 132 607. For more information visit their website: https://www.commbank.com.au/s... more details

ANZ Bushfire Relief

Wed 05/02/2020 - Fri 31/07/2020

Bushfire affected ANZ customers are encouraged to visit their local branch or call ANZ on 1800 149 549 to discuss their individual circumstances. Measures of the bushfire relief package may include: The ability to suspend repayments on loans,... more details

Assistance with Animal Welfare Issues for Fire Affected Farmers

Wed 27/11/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services (LLS) are providing assistance to landholders and communities with animal welfare-related issues resulting from bushfires, including:        &n... more details

Need Help With Fencing?

Wed 27/11/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

BLAZE AID are here to assist. Register requests for assistance at  blazeaid.wingham@gmail.com For more information visit https://blazeaid.com.au/... more details

Fire Fighting and Water Replacement

Wed 27/11/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

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Mental Health Self-Referral Form - Bush Fires

Wed 27/11/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

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