Parkerville Bushfire - Premier's Relief Payment

Submissions closed at 9:00AM 25 June 2024 (AWST).


Please read the information below to assist you in determining if you are eligible for a payment and guidance on completing your application online.


General Information

The Premier’s Relief Payment is available to provide financial assistance to residents whose residential dwelling was directly damaged or destroyed by the Parkerville Bushfire in December 2023.

The Premier’s Relief Payment is comprised of the following:

  • Full Payment: A one-off payment of $4,000 per dwelling for eligible applicants whose usual place of residence was destroyed or suffered major damage (rendered uninhabitable) as a result of the Parkerville Bushfire.
  • Partial Payment: A one-off payment of $2,000 per dwelling for eligible applicants whose usual place of residence suffered minor damage to the home, as a result of the Parkerville Bushfire.

For the purpose of this relief payment, a residential dwelling is a house, a unit, a park home, or any other permanent dwelling that is your usual place of residence.

Only one (1) relief payment will be made per household. The main occupant is the primary resident eligible to apply under this scheme.


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible the following criteria must be met:

  • The dwelling was destroyed or damaged by the Parkerville Bushfire in December 2023.
  • The dwelling is located within the fire shape, defined by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services.
  • The dwelling was used as a usual place of residence up to 22 December 2023.
  • The applicant has not previously received a Premier’s Relief Payment for the affected dwelling for this disaster event.


When applying online:

Make sure you save your application as you go. If you need to close the application and haven’t finished it yet, press 'save and close' and log out. When you log back in and click on the My Submissions link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.

When you’re finished, press Review and Submit at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. Make sure you read your application carefully and ensure all your details and information is correct because once you press Submit you can’t edit it. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed and there are no validation errors.

Click Submit at the top or bottom of the screen or on the navigation panel when you’re ready. You’ll then get an email confirmation with your final application attached. If you don’t get this email your application may not have been submitted and you need to contact 1800 490 678


Further Information

For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or completing the online application, please contact the Recovery Grants Team on 1800 490 678 during business hours 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Or email and quote your submission number.