Guidelines for the $280m Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants now available

06th Jul 2021

The guidelines for remaining bushfire recovery grants are now available.

The Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management said that $280 million worth of grants will be on offer.

“These will be Commonwealth grants and is part of the initial $2 billion promised by the Commonwealth to be spent in the first 2 years after the Black Summer Bushfires,” Minister Littleproud said.

“The grants are to assist bushfire impacted communities continue their recovery.

This was always going to be a long recovery and the release of the guidelines today shows that the Government is standing by those impacted communities.

“To make it easier for communities to apply for the upcoming grants, the National Recovery and Resilience Agency is offering free support including workshops and webinars.

$1.6 billion from the National Bushfire Recovery Fund has been spent and the balance remains available to support communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires.

Further information about the National Recovery and Resilience Agency:

Information about grant writing workshops and guidelines for the Black Summer Bushfire Grants is available here: