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Tathra Fund Raisers this weekend

The Steampacket Hotel at Nelligen will be running a fundraiser over the Easter weekend to try and raise some much needed funds to try and help the residents of Tathra to rebuild their lives. They are asking businesses and individuals to dig deep and donate anything for their raffle and auctions that will be held on Saturday 31 st March. They will have crab races from 2pm and auctions and raffles beginning around 5pm as well as live music from 7-11pm by the Hits Central band.

2EARFM Tathra Bush Fire Appeal Tuesday April 3rd radio announcer and event producer Tim Burke is going into the studio at 2EARFM at 7am with a bunch of presenters and not coming out till 7am April 4th. It’s the 2EARFM Tathra Bush Fire Appeal and we want you to come along for the ride and help us help our friends. Tim Burke told The Beagle "There is going to be a host of presenters, guests, live music, stories and a whole lot more. There will be live video feeds of the 24 hours and most online facility to ‘donate’....that’s what it’s all about. Our close neighbours, a little south of us, have had their town and their lives changed forever and we are going to try and help in any way we can. More details very soon on how to donate on the day. "Put it in your diary and join us on 107.5fm or 102.9fm, streaming at also on the TuneIn Radio app. Don’t miss this day...." Financial donations are tax deductible & can be made via- Electronic Transfer (S2) Account Name: - EAR Inc. - Tathra Fire Appeal Account Number: - 100087103 BSB 802-124 Or In person at Horizon Credit Union, Moruya. Donations made via Bank Transfer will be able to provide their transaction details to the Australian Tax Office.

Mayoral Appeal Fund In response to the Tathra Fire Emergency that took place on Sunday 18 March, a Mayoral Appeal Fund has been launched.

The community support of donated items has been overwhelming and extremely generous to date. Charity and volunteer organisations have now reached capacity for item donation. Therefore, the Mayoral Appeal Fund is the preferred method to assist the Tathra community.

How it works

All donated funds are held in a separate trust account. The management and distribution of these funds will be overseen by an Independent Advisory Panel chaired by the Mayor Cr, Kristy McBain. The Panel will ensure all funds are distributed equitably and consistently to those who are directly affected by the fire emergency, in compliance with the Commonwealth charitable law requirements.

How to donate

Financial donations are tax deductable and can be made via:

· Electronic bank transfer: BSB: 012525 Account: 837535154

· In person at ANZ Bega Branch

· Credit Card over the phone, call 02 6499 2345 (between 9:00am-4:30pm)

International donations: the ANZ swift code is ANZBAU3M—Donations made over the phone will receive a tax invoice via email. Donations made via bank transfer will be able to provide their transaction details to the Australian Taxation Office.

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