My office has been flooded, if you need any assistance please email me via kevin.hogan.mp@aph.gov.au. There are also Recovery Centre’s set up across the region to help, click this link to find one close to you: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/floods/recovery-centres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Freight subsidies for primary producers – up to 50% of the cost on the carriage of livestock and fodder to help primary producers. This will be available through the Rural Assistance Authority, call 1800 678 593 to apply.

 

  • The Australian Taxation Office has also announced support including extra time to pay tax or lodge tax returns, activity statements or other obligations, and are prioritising any refunds owed to you. For more information, click here: https://www.ato.gov.au/General/Support-in-difficult-times/

 

  • Australian Red Cross will provide two grants to people affected by the New South Wales 2022 floods, applications will open on Friday 18 March 2022. Once open, you can apply at https://www.redcross.org.au/grants 
    • Bereavement Grant – $20,000 (to support next-of-kin of those who died as a direct result of the floods)
    • Household Grant – $500 per household

 

  • Critical Producer Grants for significantly impacted primary producers (in addition to existing grants). For example, a farmer can apply for herd rebuilding, replacement of fences, and other damaged infrastructure. This program will be run by the Department of Regional NSW and will open in the coming weeks for applications.

 

 

  • Primary Industry Grants for projects that support sector-wide recovery. For example, projects that improve supply chain and building industry resilience. This program will be run by the Department of Regional NSW and will open in the coming weeks for applications.

For more information on assistance available, click this link: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/floods