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Flood Recovery Advice

If my property has been affected, what should I be doing?
• Take photos of the damage on your property to build up an inventory of losses (i.e. pumps, fencing, feed, etc).
• Keep all your receipts associated with recovery efforts.
• Remember to ask for help.

What support is currently available?


Farmer Hotline 
For immediate practical assistance such as machinery, fodder or other on-farm necessities 
Contact the Farmer Hotline on 6777 2233 or
AGT.admin@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

 

Commonwealth Disaster Assistance
Communities affected by the floods can apply for assistance. The assistance includes personal hardship assistance and recovery and restoration grants.
Click
here for more information or call 1800 567 567.

Rural Financial Counselling 
The Rural Financial Counselling Service provides free rural financial counselling to a range of clients, who are suffering financial hardship. 
Talk to a Rural Financial Counsellor call 1300 883276 or go to their website by clicking
here.

Aurora Energy 
Aurora Energy encourages any customers who are concerned about their electricity account and whose property has been affected by the Tasmanian flood event.
Contact Aurora directly on 1300 102 010 (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday).

Animal Welfare 
For information on the care of livestock affected by the flood event, contact your regular vet or call Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) on 6777 2115.
If landholders require assistance in disposing of deceased cattle contact DPIPWE directly on 0418 583 373.

Who can I contact for further assistance?
For information on personal disaster assistance Call 1300 135 513.


• For general information on natural disaster relief and recovery grants Call 1800 567 567 or go to
www.alert.taf.gov.au


• Contact Cradle Coast NRM Information Manager Mark Wisniewski on (03) 6433 8444 or
Email at
mwisniewski@cradlecoast.com

 

• Contact DairyTas on (03) 6432 2233 for additional information or support.

• Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association on (03) 6332 1800 for additional information or support.

It is normal to feel overwhelmed during challenging times. If you or someone you know is experiencing hardship and want to talk to someone who understands, call Rural Alive and Well on 1300 4357 6283 (24 hrs, 7 days).
www.rawtas.com.au


It is normal to feel overwhelmed during challenging times. If you or someone you know is experiencing hardship and want to talk to someone who understands, call Rural Alive and Well on 1300 4357 6283 (24 hrs, 7 days). www.rawtas.com.au


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