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Sir Ivan Fire Recovery Centre
A disaster recovery centre to help residents affected by the Sir Ivan Fire will open from, Saturday 18 February 2017.

Location: Rear of Coolah Library
Address: 57 Binnia Street, Coolah (next to Coolah Council Chambers)
Dates: Saturday 18 February until Sunday 26 February, 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm each day
Parking: Binnia Street, Coolah, off-street parking is also available in Martin Street, Coolah

The Centre’s days and hours of operation will continue to be assessed on a daily basis as required.

For those requiring assistance, representatives from key welfare, business and insurance agencies will be in attendance or via referral from the site to provide help, advice and information to affected residents and business .

The agencies represented will include:
· Warrumbungle Shire Council
· Disaster Welfare Service
· Department of Family and Community Services – Housing
· NSW Health
· Legal Aid NSW
· SafeWork NSW
· NSW Department of Primary Industries – Rural Resilience
· Red Cross
· Insurance Council of Australia

An information point has been established at the Coolah Sports Club. NSW RFS community liaison members are available to provide information and updates to residents during the day.

There is a community information point at the Cooyal Rural Fire Brigade shed on Wollar Road, Cooyal. This information point will be open from 8am til 8pm daily

Trolleys are at Gulgong IGA, Rylstone Foodworks and Mudgee Woolworths to donate non perishable food items

Posts from our feed section:

  • Rotary Fire fundraising Media Release: Following the extensive bushfires which have occurred in central western NSW recently, the Rotary Club of Mudgee and Mudgee Sunrise have jointlysponsored and established a fund to ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2017, 11:28 AM by Craig Bassett
  • Local Land Services ON-GROUND SUPPORT FOR BUSHFIRE VICTIMS CONTINUES Local Land Services staff from Central Tablelands, Central West, Hunter and Northern Tablelands regions are continuing to offer support to landholders affected by ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2017, 12:06 PM by Craig Bassett
  • NSW CWA and Dunedoo fire support Country Women’s Association of NSW and Dunedoo community join forces to support Sir Ivan fire victimsThe Country Women’s Association (CWA) of New South Wales has today announced ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 5:20 PM by Mel Heldon
  • Asbestos timeframe waived   SafeWork NSW is waiving the five-day asbestos removal work notification timeframe to allow immediate clean-up of asbestos debris from the weekend’s fierce bushfires that caused damage and ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 2:57 PM by Mel Heldon
  • Power restoration from the fires Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 9.30amThe overall number of households and businesses still impacted by anunplanned power outage due to damage to the electricity network from thebushfires ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 2:47 PM by Mel Heldon
  • Bush Fire Appeals A number of official appeals are currently being organised in our region to help those affect by the Sir Ivan & Kains Flat fires.Below are a number of ways you ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 1:24 PM by Craig Bassett
  • Extreme heat health warning High temperatures are expected during the coming days in rural NSW and the Western and Far Western NSW Local Health Districts are urging residents to follow some simple precautions to ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2017, 2:04 PM by Craig Bassett
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