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Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund

Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund

Rebuilding & Recovery Payments

These are payments for homeowners and landowners whose property was destroyed or damaged by the fires.

They can help with the rebuilding and repair of homes and other buildings, replacing destroyed home contents and making your property more fire-safe.

Payment Purpose Open/Closed
Destroyed Homes To assist home owner/occupiers whose principal place of residence was destroyed by the bushfires. Closed
Damaged Homes To assist with the repair of bushfire damage to homes, outbuildings or other structures to your principal place of residence. Closed
Tenant Contents To assist tenants whose primary place of residence was destroyed by the bushfires to replace lost or damaged contents. Closed
Home Under Construction To assist owners of residential properties which were under construction and destroyed in the 2009 Victorian Bushfires. Closed
Household Repairs A short-term measure to help people affected by the bushfires to make minor repairs to property, due to fire water or smoke damage, or other repairs. Closed
Rural Properties Recovery To assist individual rural landowners in the bushfire affected areas who have suffered hardship. Closed
Safe Removal of Hazardous Trees To help residents in bushfire-affected areas meet the cost of assessing and removing hazardous trees on their private properties Closed
Primary Producers Repair and Restoration To help primary producers who have suffered loss or damage to their properties as a result of the bushfires. Closed