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Personal Hardship Assistance Scheme – find out if you are able to access funds

Grants are now available through the Department of Communities to support those families in certain regions, experiencing personal hardship due to extreme weather.  A grant of up to $180 per person, up to a maximum of $900 for a family of 5 or more, is available to cover unexpected basic costs of essential items such as food.  People who are experiencing personal hardship due to this weather event should contact the Department on 1800 173 349 for support.

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