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INSPECTION... Inspecting an area of fire damage on the outskirts of Edithburgh on Friday morning are SAPOL Local Service Area commander Superintendent Damien Powell, Member for Narungga Fraser Ellis, Minister for Emergency Services Corey Wingard, Premier Steven Marshall and Country Fire Service CEO Mark Jones. INSPECTION... Inspecting an area of fire damage on the outskirts of Edithburgh on Friday morning are SAPOL Local Service Area commander Superintendent Damien Powell, Member for Narungga Fraser Ellis, Minister for Emergency Services Corey Wingard, Premier Steven Marshall and Country Fire Service CEO Mark Jones.

Help available for those impacted

Personal Hardship Emergency Grants

For people who have had to evacuate from, or are unable to access their principal place of residence and unable to meet immediate and essential needs. Apply in person at the Yorketown Town Hall Relief Centre, 8am to 6pm. A decision will be made late next week whether staff will remain in the area and move to the next stage, a recovery centre.

Emergency Grant

A one-off emergency government grant to assist with immediate, temporary relief — $280 per adult and $140 per child to a maximum of $700 per family. Paid via ATM card to meet essential items such as food, clothing, toiletries and medication. Available at the Yorketown Relief Centre.

Disaster Recovery Payment

A $1000 payment for eligible adults, and $400 for eligible children. For those who have lost their income as a direct result of the bushfires, the federal government will provide up to 13 weeks of income support via the Disaster Recovery Allowance. For information, or to make a claim, visit www.humanservices.gov.au/disaster or call 1800 22 66.

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