Australian Volunteer Firefighters can apply for Compensation.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that volunteer firefighters in New South Wales will be able to apply for up to $6,000 in compensation from the Federal Government.
The tax free payments will be of up to $300 per person, per day.
The payments will be administered by the New South Wales government.
He has also said that other States are encouraged to apply for the scheme.
Queensland’s Rural Fire Brigades Association has urged the Queensland State Government to act now, on behalf of Queensland’s volunteer firefighters.