Disaster funding for WA councils affected by Cyclone Seroja

Communities devastated by Severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja will receive the largest disaster recovery package in Western Australian history, with $104.5 million made available to support the next stage of the recovery and rebuild.

Jointly funded by the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA), the $104.5 million package will support continued recovery efforts across disaster affected communities in 16 local government areas.

The package includes:

  • Financial support for the clean-up and restoration of damaged community, recreational, cultural and heritage assets

  • Funding for a community welfare and outreach program

  • Grant programs to help residents, primary producers and small businesses with clean-up and repair

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