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Victorian Flood Assistance and Grants 2012

Sarah Parker
 

Victorian Flood Grants 2012

A clean-up and restoration grant of up to $25,000 is available to primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in the Victorian Shires of Greater Shepparton and Moira who suffered direct damage as a result of the floods between late February and early March 2012. The grants are designed to assist with property clean-up, removal of debris, animal welfare and business restoration.

The grant is not intended to replace the need for insurance or to provide compensation for losses. All claims for assistance are assessed on an individual basis and must be accompanied by 30 day invoices and/or receipts to support the expenditure claimed. The closing date for all grant applications is 30 September 2012.

Flood Grant Fact Sheets are available from

Flood Grant Fact Sheet - Primary Producers

Flood Grant Fact Sheet - Small Business

Victorian Flood Loans 2012

Low interest concessional loans of up to $200,000 are available to eligible primary producers, small businesses and not-for-profit organisations in 14 Local Government Areas whose properties suffered direct damage as a result of floods between late February and early March 2012.

The 14 LGAs affected by the floods and able to access the low-interest loans are Alpine, Benalla, East Gippsland, Greater Bendigo, Greater Shepparton, Indigo, Macedon Ranges, Mildura, Moira, Mount Alexander, Strathbogie, Towong, Wangaratta and Wodonga.

The closing date for all loan applications is 30 September 2012.

Please note that Application Forms for both grants and low interest loans will be available from this website and directly from Rural Finance offices from midday on Tuesday 13 March 2012.

Fact Sheet - Concessional Loans

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