Towong Shire Council is committed to helping our communities and businesses recover from the 2019/20 Upper Murray bushfires.
Here, you'll find important information about the recovery efforts, grants and financal assistance, news and events, support for rebuilding, important contact details and more.
About the 2020 Upper Murray fires
A note from our Mayor, David Wortmann.
A range of agencies and organisations are available to support you if you've been impacted by the bushfires.
Community recovery committees
Community recovery committees (CRCs) across Towong Shire are empowering our residents to drive their own futures.
Community Recovery Grants Program
Our Community Recovery Grants Program supports local communities impacted by the bushfires.
Community recovery newsletter
Stay up to date on the bushfire recovery effort.
Council bushfire inquiry submissions
We've made submissions to multiple inquiries relating to bushfires in our region.
Municipal Recovery Plan - 2019-2020 Upper Murray Bushfires
The Municipal Recovery Plan 2019-2020 - Upper Murray Bushfires is designed to create a coordinated and well-managed recovery with community at its core.
If your property was damaged or destroyed in the 2019/20 Victorian bushfires, you may be eligible for assistance under the Rebuilding Support Program.
Upper Murray Recovery Hub
If you've got questions about bushfire recovery, the Upper Murray Recovery Hub is your first point of call.