A dedicated recovery centre will open in Nambucca Valley, providing face-to-face support for residents affected by the recent storms and floods.

Representatives from ServiceNSW and the Red Cross along with community organisations, and welfare bodies will work from the recovery centre to assist residents dealing with the fallout from the record-breaking storms and flooding.

Nambucca Valley Council Mayor, Councillor Rhonda Hoban OAM said that the recovery centre will provide support for the community’s immediate needs as well as information and advice about all of the programs that are available from the government, charities, and local support services.

“I encourage everyone who requires support to attend the recovery centre so they can have access to assistance,” said Ms Hoban.

Service NSW is working in partnership with fellow state agencies, local government and the Australian Government to provide impacted people with information on and access to:
The Recovery Centre is located at the Senior Citizen’s Centre on 37 Princess Street, Macksville. It will operate during the following hours:

30 March, Tuesday - 9.30am to 6.00pm
31 March, Wednesday - 9.30am to 6.00pm
1 April, Thursday - 9.30am to 6:00pm
Easter Weekend
Friday - CLOSED
Easter Saturday – 10.00am to midday
Sunday - CLOSED
Easter Monday – 10.00am to midday

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 9.30am to 4.00pm
Thursday - 9.30am to 6.00pm
Saturday – 10.00am to midday

For those unable to attend the recovery centre, information and advice on disaster assistance is available by contacting the Disaster Customer Care Service at Service NSW on 13 77 88 or online via service.nsw.gov.au.

Michael Coulter

DATE: 29/03/2021


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