If you are uninsured, or unable to claim insurance, you may be eligible for financial assistance to provide a contribution towards replacing or repairing essential household contents, such as beds, linen and whitegoods, that have been lost or damaged in a disaster.
An application can be made by completing the online application form or by phoning the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 where a customer service officer will assist you to complete an online application.
To be eligible, you must meet all of the following criteria:
- live in a disaster affected area where this grant is activated
- be uninsured or unable to claim insurance to replace or repair your household contents
- qualify under the income test.
You can be a tenant or an owner-occupier.