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13 January 2014

The Attorney-General, the Hon George Brandis QC, today announced that the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment will be provided to eligible residents affected by bushfires in the Local Government Area of Mundaring in Western Australia.

Eligible people can claim a payment of $1,000 per adult and $400 for each child.

“The Disaster Recovery Payment provides much-needed assistance to those most affected by this disaster,” Senator Brandis said.


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Assistance for employees, small business persons and farmers who experience a loss of income as a direct result of the NSW Bushfires October 2013.


A state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales (NSW) as several bush fires burn. The Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, has been the worst-hit region.


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced the appointment of an Honorary Consul to a new consulate in Perth, Western Australia.


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has welcomed a move by Australia to extend its student loan scheme to long-term New Zealand residents.


Trade Minister Tim Groser has announced that the third CER-ASEAN Integration Partnership Forum will take place in Cairns, Australia, on 18 June.


Updated: 28 February 2013, 10:35 NZTD



Tropical Cyclone Rusty (a category 3 cyclone) is currently located off the Pilbara coast in north-west Australia and expected to move south over the next 2 days.  New Zealanders in Western Australia along the expected path of the cyclone should be aware that heavy rain and damaging high winds are expected. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has advised that wind gusts up to 120 kilometres have already been experienced in Port Hedland and gales are occurring on the coast between Sandfire Roadhouse and Whim Creek.

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