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The NSW Government provided a one-off bushfire recovery grant of up to $50,000 to eligible NSW small businesses who were impacted by the NSW 2019–20 bushfires beginning in August 2019.

This table represents the distribution of the bushfire recovery grant, which opened on 4 February 2020 and closed on 15 December 2020.

Local government area Number of recipients Total amount paid
Armidale Regional 7 $232,700
Bega Valley 273 $7,163,623
Bellingen 5 $113,740
Blue Mountains 39 $789,219
Central Coast 16 $221,718
Cessnock 27 $557,475
Clarence Valley 114 $3,616,717
Coffs Harbour 12 $314,433
Eurobodalla 349 $9,758,612
Glen Innes Severn 14 $325,060
Goulburn Mulwaree 5 $119,759
Hawkesbury 39 $852,059
Kempsey 27 $794,480
Lithgow 41 $1,017,057
Mid-Coast 68 $1,675,760
Mid-Western Regional 12 $241,811
Nambucca Valley 33 $877,547
Port Macquarie-Hastings 66 $1,682,392
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 32 $815,748
Richmond Valley 37 $1,287,195
Shoalhaven 331 $8,447,903
Snowy Monaro Regional 29 $915,908
Snowy Valleys 94 $2,823,923
Tenterfield 13 $351,758
Tweed 6 $199,976
Wingecarribee 52 $1,220,508
Wollondilly 49 $1,015,820

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.

Local government area Number of recipients Total amount paid
De-identified LGAs 38 $1,057,482

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