Financial Aid For Great Southern Region

Financial Aid For Great Southern Region

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Troy Buswell

Great Southern Storms Assistance

Victor P Taffa

  • Assistance available for Great Southern communities affected by thunderstorms and flooding on November 3, 2011
  • Funding through WANDRRA

Emergency Services Minister Troy Buswell has announced natural disaster assistance to help communities affected by severe thunderstorms and flooding in the Great Southern region in early November.

The assistance, for those affected on Thursday November 3 2011, will be provided through the Western Australia Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (WANDRRA).

“These payments, jointly funded by the Federal and Western Australian governments and administered through WA Government agencies, will help councils and communities recover from this disaster as quickly as possible.” Mr. Buswell said.


“Councils affected by the storms in the Great Southern region will have access to a range of infrastructure repair, counter disaster operations and clean-up assistance through the WANDRRA.”

Assistance under the proclamation as an eligible disaster is available in respect of the cost of repair and restoration of certain essential public assets, such as the local road infrastructure network.

Fact File

  • The local government districts affected by this natural disaster event are:
    City of Albany
    Shire of Denmark
    Shire of Dumbleyung
    Shire of Narrogin
    Shire of Wagin
    Shire of West Arthur