Bush­fire aid avail­able

The Daily Examiner - - NEWS -

NORTH­ERN NSW com­mu­ni­ties will ben­e­fit from joint Gov­ern­ment funded dis­as­ter as­sis­tance fol­low­ing bush­fires in Au­gust this year. As­sis­tance is be­ing pro­vided through the jointly funded Com­mon­wealth-State Nat­u­ral Dis­as­ter Re­lief and Re­cov­ery Ar­range­ments in re­sponse to:

■ The Rich­mond Val­ley, Lis­more and Kyo­gle bush­fires from Au­gust 12; and,

■ The Clarence Val­ley and Glen Innes Sev­ern bush­fires from Au­gust 14.

For in­for­ma­tion on per­sonal hard­ship and dis­tress as­sis­tance, con­tact the Dis­as­ter Wel­fare As­sis­tance Line on

1800 018 444. To ap­ply for a con­ces­sional loan, grant or freight sub­sidy, con­tact the NSW Ru­ral As­sis­tance Au­thor­ity on 1800 678 593 or visit www.raa.nsw.gov.au.

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