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Bushfires

Navigating the near-term financial challenges of disasters
6 months ago

Navigating the near-term financial challenges of disasters

By  •  Advocacy, ACAPMA

Earlier this week, ACAPMA CEO Mark McKenzie joined the CEO of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia, Peter Strong, in a meeting with the Andrew Colvin AM – …
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Bushfires – insurance claims and government assistance

Anyone affected by natural disasters will generally tell you that the biggest challenge in recovering from a national disaster is an emotional one – it is about deciding whether you …
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Service station offers FREE PIES and bottles of water to say thank you to heroic firefighters in the most Aussie response to the bushfires crisis yet
7 months ago

Service station offers FREE PIES and bottles of water to say thank you to heroic firefighters in the most Aussie response to the bushfires crisis yet

Exhausted firefighters have spent months battling deadly blazes to save homes and wildlife.

And now, in perhaps the most Aussie gesture possible, a petrol company is offering free pies to …
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Choppers fly fuel into fire-hit Vic town
7 months ago

Choppers fly fuel into fire-hit Vic town

Defence helicopters carting 4000 litres of unleaded fuel are on their way to the bushfire-ravaged Victorian coastal town of Mallacoota.

Federal member for Gippsland Darren Chester took to Facebook on …
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Junction works on getting fuel, gift cards for Kangaroo Island’s bushfire affected
7 months ago

Junction works on getting fuel, gift cards for Kangaroo Island’s bushfire affected

Junction is driving support for Kangaroo Island locals affected by the bushfires through a fuel card campaign.

Junction, which manages the Community Centre in Kingscote, is calling for South Australians …
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Fuel shortages slowing bushfire evacuees
7 months ago

Fuel shortages slowing bushfire evacuees

Fuel shortages and long queues are hampering efforts to escape bushfire-hit areas of NSW and Victoria.

Victorian authorities have urged tourists and locals to leave the state’s alpine and …
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Servos – Last to close and first to open during disasters
9 months ago

Servos – Last to close and first to open during disasters

By  •  ACAPMA

Last weekend, the highway into the township of Taree on the NSW mid North Coast was cut-off due to fires burning to the north of the town (near John’s River),to …
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What to do if your business is affected by bushfires
9 months ago

What to do if your business is affected by bushfires

Businesses preparing for some of the worst-ever bushfire conditions can seek financial assistance across a range of government and corporate programs.

For those needing immediate assistance, the federal government has …
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