Local Economic Recovery projects are beginning to be announced across bushfire-affected areas. Learn more.

Timeline

Our timeline includes details on all announcements related to bushfire relief and recovery by Australian and State/Territory Governments. By including stand-alone and joint announcements, you can see a comprehensive picture of all help delivered by both levels of government.

Key Dates

03 September 2020
SA

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and SA Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development David Basham announce a $4.9 million boost to help with additional clean-up work, a feral pig eradication program on Kangaroo Island, and the work of the Local Recovery Coordinators and their Community Development Officers.

31 August 2020
QLD

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and QLD Treasurer and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick announce the re-opening of Binna Burra road marking a key bushfire recovery milestone for the community. 

23 August 2020
Vic

VIC Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville announces the release of Bushfire Recovery Victoria’s Eastern Victoria Fires 2019-20 State Recovery Plan.

22 August 2020
SA

SA Primary Industries and Regional Development Minister David Basham announces $20 million in support delivered to bushfire-affected primary producers in South Australia.

13 August 2020
QLD

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and QLD Treasurer and Minister responsible for the Queensland Reconstruction Authority Cameron Dick announce $36.8 million Local Economic Recovery Fund investment to support the state’s most heavily bushfire-impacted communities.​

04 August 2020
Tas

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and Tas Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett announce new grants supporting bushfire-affected primary producers in parts of Tasmania.

01 August 2020
SA

SA Human Services Minister Michelle Lensink announces 22 projects to receive share of $820,000 in donations to the SA Bushfire Appeal: 10 on Kangaroo Island and 12 in Cudlee Creek.

31 July 2020
Vic

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and VIC Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville announce further support for bushfire-affected primary producers and small businesses in across the state. 

31 July 2020
SA

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and SA Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development David Basham announce expanded eligibility for the $75,000 disaster recovery grant and extended time for small business support.

31 July 2020
NSW

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud and NSW Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Adam Marshall announce additional support for primary producers and small businesses located in bushfire-affected communities across the state.

28 July 2020
SA

SA Environment and Water Minister David Speirs announces almost $450,000 in community donations for 20 Wildlife Recovery Fund recipients to help wildlife and native flora recover from the bushfires.