With the recent floods being declared a Category C disaster, funding for affected businesses is now available through the NSW Rural Assistance Authority (NSW RAA). Up to $15,000 is available to Northern Rivers small businesses and not-for-profits for clean up and recovery costs.
Download the NSW RAA information bulletin for small business
Download the NSW RAA information bulletin for not-for-profits
The Insurance Council of Australia will be holding forums in the area this week. Forums will be held from 6-9pm in Lismore on Thursday 27 April (Lismore Heights Sports & Rec club), and Tweed Heads Friday 28 April 2017. Contact the Insurance Council of Australia on 1800 734 621 for information and to register.
Northern Rivers artist can apply for funds through the Northern Rivers Artist Flood Appeal. $500 is available for individual artists or $1,000 for sole traders/small creative businesses. The Northern Rivers Artist Flood Appeal is still open for donations for anyone wishing to donate. Information about donating is available from Arts Northern Rivers.