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To help or donate
Red Cross Tasmanian Bushfires appeal - www.redcross.org.au, 1800 811 700, or send a cheque or money order with a note that it is for the Tasmanian Bushfires Appeal 2013 to:
Australian Red Cross Supporter Service
GPO Box 2957
Melbourne VIC 8060
The Warrumbungle Council has set up a bank account for donations to those affected by bushfires.
Account Name: Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor’s Bushfire Appeal
Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Donations can also be made by cheque or in person at the Shire’s Coonabarabran and Coolah offices, or at all Commonwealth Bank branches.
Further information is available on the Warrumbungle Shire Council’s website or by phoning 0268492000.
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Federal Government help - The federal government has sent a mobile services centre to Tasmania to deliver emergency funding to bushfire victims. Emergency Services Minister Nicola Roxon said those affected could apply for emergency funding of up to $1000 per adult, and $400 per child.
For more information about the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment, go to humanservices.gov.au/disaster or call the Australian Government Information Line on 180 22 66 from 8am to 8pm (local time), seven days.