Tasmanians affected by the extreme weather event on May 10 and 11, 2018, are encouraged to apply for financial assistance before it closes on August 15.
Grants are available in the six municipalities that were significantly impacted - Clarence, Derwent Valley, Glenorchy, Hobart, Huon Valley and Kingborough.
Six grants are currently available to assist affected individuals, families, small businesses and non-profit organisations with the cost of recovering. They are:
Grants are made available based on demonstrated need and eligibility, and are not a replacement for insurance or compensation for losses.
Individuals or organisations waiting to hear the outcome of an insurance claim may still be eligible for financial assistance, and are strongly encouraged to begin the application process now to ensure it is submitted by the cut-off date.
The financial assistance is provided by the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments through the jointly-funded Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements.
Further information and eligibility criteria for each grant is available on the TasALERT website at www.tasalert.com/recovery