Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payments (AGDRP)

The Australian Government has stepped in to assist individuals and families affected by the Tasmanian fires in the areas of Sorell, Tasman and Glamorgan-Spring Bay. Eligible people affected by the recent bushfires in South East and East Tasmania will be able to claim payment of $1,000 for each adult and $400 for each child. People directly affected by the bushfires are urged to take advantage of this assistance.

Claim forms are available on-line atwww.humanservices.gov.au/disaster. Or call the Australian Government Information Line on 180 2266 from 8 am to 8 pm or in person at a disaster recovery centre.