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Emergency Re-establishment assistance available

People impacted by the fire may be eligible for financial assistance from Victorian and Australian governments. Emergency Re-Establishment Payments of up to $32,500 are available to eligible households, for clean-up, emergency accommodation, repairs, rebuilding (if your primary place of residence) and replacing some damaged contents. The level of assistance will also be based on your […]

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CFA Easter Fete

Heading to Wye River this Easter long weekend? Wye River CFA’s annual Easter Fete fundraiser will be on Saturday 26 March from 10:30am. This year, more than any other year, we need to make this fete as big and successful as we can. The fete is run by local volunteers, with all proceeds raised going to […]

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Clean-up begins – On track to start Mon 7 March

Site visits with property owners and scope of work continue to be completed as Grocon gears up for the major clean-up of Wye River and Separation Creek. If you have not yet registered your details, please do so via the Victorian Emergency Recovery Information Line on 1300 799 232 to schedule a site visit. After […]

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Clean-up expected to be completed within four months

The clean-up process is being designed to minimise disruption at Wye River and Separation Creek, but heavy machinery and other equipment will be operating, and it will get busy and loud. Stay tuned to the WyeSep Connect website or Facebook page for notice about planned disruptions in or around your property when clean-up commences.

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A safe clean-up

Wye River and Separation Creek are complex landscapes, and the clean-up is a highly-technical process that must take account of site terrain, risk of asbestos fibres and toxic waste. That means safety must come first for everybody in Wye River and Separation Creek. WorkSafe Victoria and EPA Victoria will oversee the clean-up, including compliance and […]

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Planning and building for bushfire protection

To help you plan and build your property for bushfire protection, the Victorian Government provides information and resources to help you find out whether bushfire controls apply to your property and what that means for you. The Victorian Government and Colac Otway Shire are streamlining the planning process. To find out more and discuss your […]

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