UPDATED: Red Cross Emergency Grants

Updated information on the Red Cross bushfire assistance grants, a number of which have increased, is now available. People who have already received these grants will automatically be contacted by SMS and / or email for top ups. All grants remain open for new applications until 31 August 2020.

The main changes are:

  • Primary Residence Repair Grant–amount increased from $5,000 to $10,000
  • Re-establishment Grant–amount increased for home owner occupiers up to $40,000
  • Injury grant – a further $7,500 available for those who have additional out of pocket medical expenses (making $15,000 total available)
  • Bereavement grant – An additional $30,000 available for the senior next of kin if they are continuing to experience financial hardship

For more information, visit https://www.redcross.org.au/get-help/emergencies/recovering-from-emergencies/grants

Open Date:   Tue 07/07/2020

Close Date:   Mon 31/08/2020