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WA Surface Trough and Associated Flooding 26 April 2014

Australian Government Reference Number 627

Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements

The Joint Commonwealth and state/territory governments Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements provide a range of assistance to Natural Disaster-declared areas in each state.

For the surface trough and associated flooding which occurred on 26 April 2014, the available assistance measures may include:

  • Personal Hardship and Distress Assistance
  • Counter Disaster Operations
  • Restoration of Essential Public Assets
  • Freight subsidies for Primary Producers
  • Interest Rate Subsidies for Small Business and Primary Producers

In the affected Local Government Areas of:

  • Exmouth
  • Geraldton-Greenough
  • Yalgoo

For more information on available recovery assistance, visit the Department of Premier and Cabinet Website.

For more information on recovery arrangements, visit the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements Website.