Tasmanian Bushfires – February 2019 Ex-gratia Disaster Recovery Allowance

Help for New Zealanders who can demonstrate a loss of income as a direct result of the Tasmanian Bushfires, February 2019.

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

To claim:

You can submit your claim and any supporting documents either:

You can also post them to:

Emergency Processing Centre
Reply Paid 7815
Canberra BC ACT 2610

Please make sure your name is on your supporting documents so we can identify them.

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 departmental social workers - 8 am and 5 pm (local time) Monday to Friday, and
  • go to our family and domestic violence webpage for more information.

Page last updated: 1 August 2019

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