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Recovery grants have been extended to primary producers, in specific industries, who were affected by the north coast floods from March 28, 2017.

The announcement by minister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW minister for emergency services Troy Grant covers Ballina, Byron, Clarence Valley, Kyogle and Richmond Valley shires.

Mr Grant said funding of up to $10,000 is available for eligible macadamia and sugarcane growers in Ballina and Clarence Valley, dairy producers in Byron, Kyogle and Richmond Valley, and vegetable growers in Byron and Kyogle.

To apply for a recovery grant, flood-affected primary producers should contact the NSW Rural Assistance Authority on 1800 678 593 or visit www.raa.nsw.gov.au.


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