The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) is available to people who have been adversely affected by the Victorian Bushfires.
The AGDRP provides $1,000 per eligible adult and $400 per child. Claims for this assistance can be lodged with Centrelink until 7 August 2009.
For more information on eligibility or if you have any queries, please visit the Centrelink website or contact the Australian Government Victorian Bushfires Hotline on 180 2211. If you have a hearing or speech impairment - TTY service FreeCALL
1800 810 586.