The ILSC has established an emergency response grant for any Indigenous corporation whose property has been directly affected by the recent bushfires. The ILSC will also make available a grant to assist Indigenous land management groups and contractors.
IBA has created a $2,000 bushfire crisis grant for home loan and business finance customers directly impacted by the recent devastating bushfires. IBA is also temporarily suspending repayments for those affected and will assist customers who need help with insurance claims.
The Australian and Queensland Governments have reached agreement to continue joint funding to the Family Responsibilities Commission (FRC) that addresses welfare dependence in Cape York and promotes the wellbeing of children and vulnerable community members.