Bushfire aid available
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.