TasAlert Financial Assistance for Those Affected By Recent Extreme Weather Events

Beng Poh

22 June 2018

Housing Tasmania | 1300 665 663

The Office of Security and Emergency Management (OSEM) of the Department of Premier and Cabinet is currently assessing recovery needs following the extreme weather event on 10 and 11 May 2018.

Based on initial impact assessments it appears that the most affected local government areas are Hobart, Derwent Valley, Kingborough and Huon Valley.

Financial assistance is available for eligible individuals and families affected by the extreme weather and floods.  Information on the grants available and the eligibility requirements can be found on the TasAlert website and applicants should contact Housing Tasmania on 1300 665 663 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm).

OSEM is working closely with other Tasmanian Government agencies to understand the extent of recovery needs and establish appropriate medium to long term recovery arrangements.

To obtain a copy of the Recovery Talking Points from the Public Information Unit, please contact 6232 7184 or email emma.wilkins@dpac.tas.gov.au.