Shire of Mundaring and the City of Swan welcome today’s announcement by Minister for Emergency Services, the Hon Francis Logan MLA to commence the Wooroloo Bushfire Coordinated Residential Clean-Up Program.
The residential clean-up is part of an $18.1 million Commonwealth and State funded community recovery package and will assist residents whose homes were destroyed or damaged by the Wooroloo bushfire.
The clean-up will ensure safe removal of bushfire damaged houses, structures and vehicles, as well as trees deemed a safety risk, from residential blocks to enable rebuilding.
Residents whose homes have been destroyed or damaged by the bushfire are eligible for this clean-up program whether they are fully insured, partly insured or not insured.
The clean-up will be led by the State Government and closely supported by the City of Swan and Shire of Mundaring. Applications will be available through each local government.
Following the announcement City of Swan Mayor Kevin Bailey said:
“We thank the Commonwealth and State Governments for their announcement today to plan and deliver a coordinated clean-up of the Wooroloo fire area.
“Assisting our community with this clean-up is our absolute priority and I am glad to hear the details have been finalised.
“There is a monumental effort ahead of us and the City of Swan and Shire of Mundaring will be there every step of the way. We’re here for our community and ready to get this underway.”
Shire of Mundaring President John Daw added:
“We welcome this support from the State and Commonwealth Governments. The clean-up is a really important step for our communities as they begin the process of healing and recovery.
“We will continue to work with key agencies as we move through each stage of the recovery and are committed to supporting our residents for as long as it takes.”
If you are a resident of the City of Swan or Shire of Mundaring who has been impacted by the bushfires, you will be contacted directly by your respective local government in coming days by phone or email to commence the process.
Shire of Mundaring has established a dedicated phone and email for clean-up enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org and 9290 6743.
City of Swan residents can contact 9267 9267.
Shire of Mundaring is available to support you in linking up to additional resources.
Please contact us on 9290 6666 to tell us what you may require and we will connect you with available services.