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Guide to government and banks nsw flood financial relief

Guide to government and banks' NSW flood financial relief

A storm of the century has been tearing through New South Wales, causing widespread flooding across the state and forcing thousands of people to evacuate over the weekend. Right now flood evacuation orders are in place for several towns and suburbs including Brushgrove and Cowper, Moree and Ulmarra as well as areas along the Hawkesbury River including Colo River, Agnes Banks and Freemans Reach.Although the rain has now eased, authorities are urging people to remain vigilant as some rivers have yet to reach their peak levels. In the meantime, the government and the banks have also rolled out a number of financial support measures for households and businesses affected by the floods. Read on for a snapshot of their flood relief packages and details on how to access them. 

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Is your new 2020 hobby insured

Is your new 2020 hobby insured?

For many 2020 has been the year of discovering and embracing new hobbies, from cooking up a storm to learning how to sew. Inside homes across the world, people have been doing workouts, practising musical instruments and, of course, baking banana bread.

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Will home contents insurance cover a home office

Will home & contents insurance cover a home office?

The year of 2020 has really shaken up the work-lifestyle mix. Many Australians transitioned from office spaces to living room work stations, alongside a raft of other restrictions and changes to workflow (we’re looking at you, Slack calls and Google Hangouts). 

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