NEWS

Getting Help, Helping or Getting Prepared during the 2019/2020 Bushfire Emergency.

Published on 09/01/2020

For those affected by the bushfires, ACOSS has prepared the following guide for people who need help or want to help : https://www.acoss.org.au/media_release/getting-help-or-helping-during-the-2019-2020-bushfires-emergency/

It covers:

  • Centrelink payments available for people affected by the bushfires
  • Relevant state government financial assistance

  • Mutual obligation requirements and Centrelink debt recovery
  • How you can help

And here is a link to the Tenants' Union factsheet on Disaster Damage due to the fires https://www.tenants.org.au/factsheet-22-disaster-damage

And here is a link to the NCOSS - Bushfire Relief Assistance Resource which is a comprehensive guide to assistance in NSW https://www.ncoss.org.au/capacity-building/sector-support/templates-and-resources/bushfire-relief-assistance-resource