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FRRR welcomes Newcrest’s flood appeal donation

Disaster recovery stories Media releases: 15 December 2022

FRRR today welcomed a contribution of $150,000 from the Newcrest Sustainability Fund, which will go toward flood-recovery in communities affected by the ongoing flood emergency across the Central West of NSW.

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Rebuilding community through clearing tracks for management of fire (kala) in Ngadju country

Annual Review stories Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Community stories Disaster recovery stories: 10 November 2022

Following the 2019/20 bushfires, Ngadju Conservation Aboriginal Corporation received a $25,000 Strengthening Rural Communities grant RR to help the Ngadju Rangers to both repair the damage and undertake work to protect the environment and cultural sites from the devasting impact of the bushfires.

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Creative bushfire recovery in the Scenic Rim

Annual Review stories Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Community stories Disaster recovery stories: 10 November 2022

Through the News Corp Bushfire Fund program, FRRR helped to fund The Little Pocket Association’s initiative ‘Regeneration – Creative Bushfire Recovery’ project.

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Creativity rises from the ashes in Mooral Creek

Annual Review stories Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Community stories Disaster recovery stories: 10 November 2022

Following the devastation of the 2019/20 bushfires, the Mooral Creek Hall & Progress Association Committee embarked upon a project to bring the whole community together to connect, reflect and support each other through the bushfire recovery process. With the help of a $25,000 Strengthening Rural Communities grant, came Creative Spark – an arts project aimed at encouraging creative expression and developing confidence and skills in a range of artistic forms.

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Rathdowney Memorial Grounds

Building back better in Rathdowney

Community stories Disaster recovery stories eNews: 16 August 2022

RMGA received a $15,000 Rebuilding Futures grant funded by Suncorp Group that allowed them to repair the equestrian arena, and to mitigate the impacts of future flood events on the Rathdowney Memorial Grounds.

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Stanthorpe art event brings in thousands to fight social isolation

Community stories Disaster recovery stories eNews: 25 August 2021

The town of Stanthorpe, in Queensland is no stranger to hardship. After years of drought and bushfires, the community was already feeling the pressure when COVID-19 hit. Like many rural, remote, and regional...

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Port Macquarie

Make a Difference – Port Macquarie

Community stories Disaster recovery stories: 17 August 2021

Support needed now more than ever for communities hit by multiple disasters Port Macquarie, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, is just one of many towns reeling from the effects of cumulative...

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Recovery Underway Following 2019/2020 Bushfires

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Disaster recovery stories Donor newsletter Insights: 4 March 2021

Many regional and rural communities experienced devastation as a result of the 2019/20 Black Summer fires. The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements reported that more than...

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Drought recovery – GLENRAC style

Community stories Disaster recovery stories Donor newsletter: 2 March 2021

GLENRAC received a grant to deliver workshops to the Glen Innes farming community focusing on drought management techniques and sustainable agriculture.

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Online volunteering portal for Kinglake

Community stories Disaster recovery stories: 30 November 2018

After the devastation of Bushfires, it is often the volunteers who help bring rural communities back to life. The Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House (KRNH) Inc coordinates more than 50 volunteers to run the Op Shop and regularly participate in activities at the Centre.

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