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).
The WA Government has announced a record $2 million in grants to support local businesses secure contract opportunities, more than doubling last year’s (2019) funding and supporting the WA Recovery Plan initiatives.
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 the local government areas of Bega, Eurobodalla, Goulburn Mulwaree, Kiama, Orange, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Snowy Monaro, Sutherland, Upper Lachlan, Wollongong and Yass, following severe storms and floods across the New South Wales coast.
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.
WIRES and Landcare Australia have announced 64 environmental groups across the country will benefit from a landmark $1.185million grants partnership supporting recovery of wildlife habitats impacted by bushfire and drought.
$1 million Australian Government investment for the construction of wild dog exclusion fencing in Western Australia.
The Victorian Government has paved the way for more than $1 billion worth of job-creating building projects to get started and help kickstart the economy.
Communities across southern and eastern Queensland impacted by devastating bushfires in 2019 will receive funding to employ Community Development Officers to help lead long-term recovery efforts.
Communities impacted by flooding in Far North and North Queensland in early 2019 will benefit from more than $9 million in grant funding for 119 local projects to boost flood recovery and resilience.