Disaster assistance has been made available to help communities in the Great Southern region recover from the damage caused by heavy rainfall and severe flooding last month (August 2020).
While prices of Australian agricultural land are at record highs in many regions, the market is entering a new phase, with low – to no – growth in median prices forecast over the next 18 months, according to a new industry report.
The massive, state-wide clean-up effort following the devastating 2019-20 Victorian bushfires has finished on schedule, with 736 properties across East Gippsland and North East Victoria cleared of destroyed and damaged buildings free of charge.
North and north-west Queensland communities will benefit from more than $10 million to repair, rebuild and reinforce infrastructure damaged by the 2019 monsoon trough.
WA Fisheries Minister Peter Tinley has warned that recreational and commercial fishers who flout the rules protecting Western Australia’s inland and ocean fisheries can expect to pay a big price in fines and penalties.
The Victorian Government is helping regional Victorians who lost critical household water infrastructure in the 2019-20 bushfires with up to $20,000 available to replace rainwater and septic tanks.
Fishers in communities around the state will benefit from a dozen different recreational fishing projects thanks to a round of grants worth more than $1 million.
Under the backdrop of the worst economic disaster in a generation, Queensland’s ongoing recovery efforts from the 2019 bushfires continue with a $36.8 million investment to support the state’s most heavily bushfire-impacted communities.
Disaster assistance is now available in Augusta-Margaret River, Ashburton, Busselton, Capel, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Greater Geraldton, Harvey and Irwin to help communities recover after severe storms in May 2020.
Disaster assistance is now available in the local government areas (LGAs) of Bogan, Central Darling, Cobar, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Lachlan, Parkes and Warrumbungle following heavy rainfall and flooding that occurred in early April 2020.