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12 month extension for bushfire community recovery officers to help with flood recovery | Hawkesbury Gazette

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Bushfire community recovery officers in the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains will have their terms extended for another 12 months and their services expanded to included flood recovery.

Federal emergency management minister David Littleproud and NSW deputy premier John Barilaro announced the 12-month extension on April 8.

The extension means community-based liaison officers are available to help bushfire and flood victims navigate immediate assistance, grants for household and structural repairs, and other recovery needs.

Flood damage: A landslide on the Bells Line of Road following the recent floods. Photo: NSW TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT CENTRE.

Flood damage: A landslide on the Bells Line of Road following the recent floods. Photo: NSW TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT CENTRE.

Minister Littleproud said local council-appointed CROs, together with the Commonwealth recovery…



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