The storm and flood event that occurred in the Hilltops and Cootamundra/Gundagai LGA's on 5 February 2019 has been declared a natural disaster. Natural disaster relief loans are available to primary producers, small business, non-profit organisations and sporting and recreation clubs.
|| 10 years
||• continue to operate your farm business for the next twelve months or until the next income is received
• replace and repair damage caused to the property and associated improvements not covered by insurance.
| Small business
|| 10 years
||• return to its normal level of trading or until the next major income is received within 12 months from the date of disaster
• replace and repair damage caused to your small business and associated improvements not covered by insurance
| Non-profit organisations
|| 5 years
||• for the restoration of essential facilities that have been damaged or destroyed by a natural disaster
• temporary storage or leasing of alternate premises
A natural disaster assistance transport subsidy is available to eligible farmers who are affected by a declared natural disaster event. This subsidy pays for the cost of transporting:
• fodder and/or water to an affected property
• stock to sale or slaughter
• stock to/from agistment.
NSW Treasury grants for sporting and recreation clubs Further assistance may be provided to sporting and recreation clubs and associations for clean-up and removal of debris.
A grant of up to $2000 is available to any single applicant from NSW Treasury.
To obtain an application for the grant assistance, contact NSW Treasury on 02 9228 5181 or send a request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.