Links to information relating to available support mechanisms including grants, subsidies, loans and assistance mechanisms following a natural disaster (fire, flood, drought) in Tasmania
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: Environmental Protection Agency (Tasmania)
The EPA’s purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels and sustainable use of resources.
: Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW)
Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW) is a not for profit organisation delivering suicide prevention and community wellbeing services to Tasmanian rural communities. It also provides counselling services to the forestry industry.
: Rural Relief Fund
Grant program and Tasmanian based relief fund to raise funds to support farmers in times of need.
: State Emergency Service Tasmania
The SES provides a volunteer response capability for severe storms and floods, road crash rescue, search and rescue/recovery and a range of other general rescue and community support roles.
: Australian Red Cross
The Australian Red Cross deals with emergencies both within Australia and overseas.
: Lifeline Australia
Lifeline is a not-for-profit organisation offering a number of services at both the national and local level. Lifeline’s 13 11 14 service is staffed by trained volunteer telephone counsellors who are ready to take calls 24-hour a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia. These volunteers operate from call centres in every state and territory around Australia.
: St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charitable organisation active in all States and Territories, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.