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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE & BUSINESSES WHO ARE BUSHFIRE IMPACTED

Bega Valley Shire Council are advising their residents:

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE & BUSINESSES WHO ARE BUSHFIRE IMPACTED

As people leave the evacuation centres - only Bega Showground now open - offers of support for those impacted by the recent bushfires are coming in. This includes financial assistance. Here’s what we’ve heard so far:

Red Cross – http://redcross.org/grants for those who have lost their homes (until 30 April 2020)

Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment phone 180 22 66 (before 5 July 2020)

NSW Disaster Relief Grants Contact the Disaster Welfare Assistance Line - 1800 018 444 or www.emergency.nsw.gov.au

NSW Rural Assistance Authority www.raa.nsw.gov.au/disaster-assistance, contact your closest Local Land Services or 1300 795 299

Agriculture and Animal Services Hotline -1800 814 647

SMALL BUSINESSES Rural Assist’s Disaster Recovery Grants for eligible businesses - 1800 678 593 or email rural.assist@raa.nsw.gov.au NSW Rural Assistance Authority

BANKS Check your bank’s website or visit your local branch to discuss your needs and what financial relief is available to you if you have been impacted by the recent bushfires.

NAB Assist - 1300 683 106

Commonwealth Bank – 1300 720 814 or business customers call 13 26 07

Westpac Assist - 1800 067 497

ANZ hotline - 1800 149 549

Bendigo Bank – Mortgage Help Centre on 1300 652 146

Rural Bank – customer service 1300 660 115

Take care.



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