Tasmanian Bushfires – December 2019 Ex-gratia Disaster Recovery Allowance

Support for New Zealanders who can show they lost income as a direct result of the bushfires in Tasmania in December 2019 and January 2020.

The claiming period for this payment has now closed. Late claims may still be accepted, but only in special circumstances.

To claim:

  • contact us on 180 22 66.

Call us on 131 202 to talk to us in languages other than English.

What other services are available

For further assistance search Payment and Service Finder.

If you’re affected by family and domestic violence:

  • call us on 132 850 and ask to speak with one of our social workers - 8 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday, local time
  • go to our family and domestic violence webpage for more information.

Page last updated: 16 July 2020