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The NSW Government provided small businesses that experienced a significant decline in revenue as a result of the NSW 2019–20 bushfires, beginning in August 2019, with a $10,000 support grant.

This table represents the distribution of the $10,000 small business bushfire support grant, which opened on 16 April 2020 and closed on 15 December 2020.

Local government area Number of recipients Total amount paid
Armidale Regional 91 $910,000
Bega Valley 1,602 $16,020,000
Bellingen 94 $940,000
Blue Mountains 1,224 $12,240,000
Central Coast 7 $70,000
Cessnock 295 $2,950,000
Clarence Valley 730 $7,300,000
Coffs Harbour 310 $3,100,000
Eurobodalla 1,781 $17,810,000
Glen Innes Severn 44 $440,000
Goulburn Mulwaree 102 $1,020,000
Greater Hume Shire 18 $180,000
Hawkesbury 849 $8,490,000
Kempsey 537 $5,370,000
Kyogle 31 $310,000
Lithgow 356 $3,560,000
Mid-Coast 818 $8,180,000
Mid-Western Regional 115 $1,150,000
Nambucca Valley 230 $2,300,000
Oberon 29 $290,000
Penrith 8 $80,000
Port Macquarie-Hastings 1,601 $16,010,000
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 304 $3,040,000
Richmond Valley 196 $1,960,000
Shoalhaven 3,263 $32,630,000
Singleton 74 $740,000
Snowy Monaro Regional 635 $6,350,000
Snowy Valleys 395 $3,950,000
Tenterfield 81 $810,000
Upper Lachlan Shire 14 $140,000
Walcha 41 $410,000
Wingecarribee 1,297 $12,970,000
Wollondilly 600 $6,000,000

Grouped data

To protect the privacy of recipients, a small number of grants and payments have been de-identified and grouped. This includes businesses operating in NSW with a head office located interstate.

Category Number of recipients Total amount paid
De-identified LGAs 34 $340,000

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Last updated: 26 February 2022