Mayoral Relief Fund

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Mayor Amanda Findley, opened the Mayoral Relief Fund, on 4 December 2019, in response to the Shoalhaven bushfires. The good will of the community has been amazing and donations are still being received.

Council has established a Committee to make sure the payments go to individuals and trades people who have been directly impacted and need it the most.

You could be eligible if you are:

  • a full-time resident in the Shoalhaven (including renters), and whose home, infrastructure or outbuildings have been damaged or destroyed
  • a tradesperson, including apprentices, who have had vehicles, equipment, or tools damaged or destroyed.

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Mayor Amanda Findley, opened the Mayoral Relief Fund, on 4 December 2019, in response to the Shoalhaven bushfires. The good will of the community has been amazing and donations are still being received.

Council has established a Committee to make sure the payments go to individuals and trades people who have been directly impacted and need it the most.

You could be eligible if you are:

  • a full-time resident in the Shoalhaven (including renters), and whose home, infrastructure or outbuildings have been damaged or destroyed
  • a tradesperson, including apprentices, who have had vehicles, equipment, or tools damaged or destroyed.

If you were directly impacted by these bushfires, and who are in immediate need of financial assistance, you can apply for a payment from the Mayor's Relief Fund by:

- submitting an online application form below
- sending an application published in the 'Document Library' to:
- council@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

or by mail to:

- The Chief Executive Officer Shoalhaven City Council
PO Box 42, Nowra NSW 2541

Applications will be considered on a needs basis until the funds run out. You will be notified of the outcome.

We really appreciate the generosity of our community; if you would like to see the funds go even further please donate online through the Give Now website, or by:

EFT via Council
Shoalhaven City Council
BSB: 062 585
Account: 10948473
Please quote Reference: Bushfire

Donations can also be made at our Customer Service Centres in both Nowra and Ulladulla or at any Commonwealth Bank branch using this BSB and Account number and 'Bushfire' reference.

For other ways to donate please visit the Bushfire Relief Donations webpage.

  • Eligible applicants for financial assistance are residents, including tenants, of properties affected by the bushfires since 1 November 2019 within Shoalhaven  Payment of claims are subject to verification.

    Privacy Notice: Shoalhaven City Council for Emergency Bushfire Relief is collecting information requested on this form solely for use by Council officials for the purpose mentioned or a directly related to the purpose. The applicant understands that this information is provided on a voluntary basis and they may apply to Council for access or amendment of the information at any time.

    Eligible applicants for financial assistance are residents, including tenants, of properties affected by the bushfires since 1 November 2019 within Shoalhaven  Payment of claims are subject to verification.

    Privacy Notice: Shoalhaven City Council for Emergency Bushfire Relief is collecting information requested on this form solely for use by Council officials for the purpose mentioned or a directly related to the purpose. The applicant understands that this information is provided on a voluntary basis and they may apply to Council for access or amendment of the information at any time.

    Submit Application Form
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  • Eligible applicants for financial assistance are residents, including tenants, of properties affected by the bushfires since 1 November 2019 within the Shoalhaven. Payment of claims are subject to verification.

    Privacy Notice: Shoalhaven City Council for Emergency Bushfire Relief is collecting information requested on this form solely for use by Council officials for the purpose mentioned or a directly related to the purpose. The applicant understands that this information is provided on a voluntary basis and they may apply to Council for access or amendment of the information at any time.

    Eligible applicants for financial assistance are residents, including tenants, of properties affected by the bushfires since 1 November 2019 within the Shoalhaven. Payment of claims are subject to verification.

    Privacy Notice: Shoalhaven City Council for Emergency Bushfire Relief is collecting information requested on this form solely for use by Council officials for the purpose mentioned or a directly related to the purpose. The applicant understands that this information is provided on a voluntary basis and they may apply to Council for access or amendment of the information at any time.

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