Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment

A lump sum payment to help people seriously affected by the Western Victoria bushfires that started in February 2024.

If you were seriously affected by Western Victoria Bushfires which started on 13 February 2024 and continued until 19 March 2024, you could be eligible for this payment.

Rural City of Ararat declared suburb

You have until 28 August 2024 to make a claim for the following declared suburb in the Rural City of Ararat:

  • Pomonal.

Rural City of Horsham declared suburb

You have until 28 August 2024 to make a claim for the following declared suburb in the Rural City of Horsham:

  • Dadswells Bridge.

Shire of Pyrenees declared suburb

You have until 28 August 2024 to make a claim for the following declared suburb in the Shire of Pyrenees:

  • Raglan.

You can see which LGA you’re in by entering your address into the Victorian Government’s find your local council tool.

Page last updated: 20 March 2024.
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