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- How to Access Community Support Services
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- Free Legal Services on Offer to Flood Victims
Housing Assistance and Mortgage Relief
Free Legal Information for Queensland Flood Victims
The state government and legal profession are combining forces to provide free legal information to Queensland flood victims. Until information services are established at recovery and evacuation centres, people can contact Legal Aid Queensland on 1300 65 11 88 for the cost of a local call to get free legal information. People affected by flooding can contact Legal Aid Queensland on 1300 65 11 88 or the Financial Ombudsman Service on 1800 337 444 for advice on managing their claim with their insurer. For more information click here.
"Making an Insurance Claim" Suncorp Insurance Fact Sheet Click Here
Telstra Assistance Package for Central Queensland Customers Affected by Floodwaters and Storms
Telstra on the 30 December 2010 announced an assistance package for its residents and small business customers across Central Queensland who have been evacuated from their homes or whose phone service was affected by recent storms and flooding. For more information click here.
Important information from the Tax Office for Flood Affected Residents & Businesses
The Australian Tax Office has information on how it can provide assisted to businesses and individuals who have been through a disaster on their website www.ato.gov.au Click on the heading at the top of the page Have you been affected by a Natural Disaster?