The Commonwealth Government has provided funding for legal assistance to NSW primary producers and small businesses dealing with legal issues relating to the 2019/2020 bushfires. Under the Scheme, private lawyers will have access to funding to provide legal services.
The funding is available for legal issues including, but not limited to:
Planning and building law
Local Government disputes
Entitlements to government grants and schemes
Credit and debt
For more information, please visit the following website: https://disasterhelp.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/small-business-and-primary-producers/bushfire-legal-aid-scheme