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Disaster Assistance

Council, the NSW and Federal Governments have a number of ways to help residents affected by disasters.

DISASTER ASSIST

The Australian Government’s Disaster Assist website allows people affected by events that are declared as disasters to find information on recovery assistance and funding to to support and help with disaster recovery costs.

DISASTER ASSISTANCE FINDER

The NSW Government’s Service NSW Disaster Assistance Finder allows people to find what type of assistance they may be eligible for based on certain factors which you input.

BUSH FIRE ASSISTANCE IN THE INVERELL SHIRE

The local community and NSW Government have a number of ways to help those affected in the recent bush fires.

Information to help those affected can be found on the ServiceNSW website or Council’s Bush Fire Assistance webpage.

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE IN THE INVERELL SHIRE

Individuals, families, farms, and communities in Inverell Shire can access a range of national, state and local drought support services.

Initiatives established to help farmers and their families can be found on the Australian Government’s DroughtHub website or Council’s Drought Assistance webpage.

Want to be better prepared for future disasters? Visit our Get ready for disasters webpage.

Last modified: 20-Jan-2021

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