Application for Bushfire Relief Payments

On February 4, 2021, the State Government announced emergency funding of $4,000 to those whose homes have been destroyed and $2,000 to those whose homes have been damaged by the Wooroloo Bushfires. Applications will close Friday July 23, 2021.

Apply online

Step 1.Before you start

Please read the application guidelines(PDF, 64KB) for further information.

Make sure you have the following forms of ID
  • Proof of Primary Residence (if renting)
    - copies/pictures of two separate bills showing your address
  • Proof of identification
    - copy/picture of Drivers Licence or Passport
  • Proof of bank account details
    - copy/picture of bank statement

Step 2.Start your application

Apply online for Bushfire Relief

Alternatively, you can download the application form for Bushfire Relief(PDF, 130KB) and drop it off at your local City office, or the City of Swan Administration Centre. You can also email it to

If you are experiencing internet connection issues, you are welcome to complete your online application form using one of the computers at any of the City's libraries. You can also reserve a computer in advance for up to 120 minutes.

Please contact us on 9267 9267 if you wish to discuss your application.