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.
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.
The Victorian Government is helping communities in Eastern Victoria recover from bushfires and the economic impacts of coronavirus (COVID) with new funding to support bushfire recovery on arterial roads.
The WA Government is investing in the revitalisation of regional Western Australia through an initiative which will provide support and services to small businesses as they recover from COVID-19.
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.
The tender for the upgrades to the cattle yards at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) is now open. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Mr Barry Paull said the request for tender follows consultation undertaken with key stakeholders at the Council-managed facility.
A Landcare group in the Upper Murray is kick-starting bushfire recovery in the Holbrook region to not only support wildlife habitat regeneration – but also help the community get back on its feet.
The State’s hunters who hold a Restricted Licence (R-Licence) will have the duration of their licences extended by four weeks after recreational hunting areas in State Forests were closed to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The April 2020 edition of THE FENCE magazine is out now!