Flowerdale CommunityRecovery Update
Will now only be held once a month next meeting is on 12
March 2010, Recreation Reserve,Springvalley Road, Flowerdale.
Community Dinners are held 1
Fridays of the month, Recreation Reserve, Springvalley Road,Flowerdale ± 6pm.
Updates & New Information
VBRRA DONATIONS ± 1000 POINTS
The VBRRA Donations Management System will beconcluding on Friday February 26, with most donationsdistributed to fire-affected families and individuals by thisdate.Regional Donations Coordinators will conclude their rolewith VBRRA at the same time.
Two Senior Donations Coordinators will continue tooperate throughout March to deal with any carry-over issues.
Kirk Warren will manage issues in Marysville, Buxton,Narbethong, Alexandra, Mudgegonga and Gippsland, aswell as the Loddon Mallee and Grampians regions. Hecan be contacted on 0400 414 157.
Rosalind Vincent will be responsible for the areas of Whittlesea, Yarra Glen, Peninsula , Kinglake andFlowerdale. Rosalind can be contacted on 0400 375 151
On the evening of Friday 26 February, the departingDonations Coordinators will divert their phones and emailto Kirk and Rosalind.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our Donations Coordinators for the fantastic job they havedone, ensuring donations were distributed fairly andefficiently to those individuals and families that mostneeded them.
The VBRRA web site provides additional informationabout the wind down of the donations system:http://www.wewillrebuild.vic.gov.au/financial-a-personal-support/donations.html
Included for your information are a set of FAQs to beused in relation to any donations queries.
What happens if I still have points?
We are encouraging all eligible individuals andhouseholds to get in contact with their local DonationsCoordinator or Case Manager before February 26 2010 if they haven¶t used their points and would still like toaccess the remaining donations.
After February 26 if you have any points left you will notbe able to redeem them as the donations managementsystem will be closed.
What happens if I still have not used my Ikea or DavidJones voucher by
You will still be able to redeem your shopping voucher after this date.
Ikea vouchers have no expiry date so you can redeemthem at any time and at any Ikea store.
The David Jones vouchers have a shelf life of 24 monthsand will expire on 01 July 2011. You need to use your voucher before this date at any David Jones store.
What if I need clarification on my flights after
Flights will need to be booked with the airlines by 26February 2010. If you have any questions regarding your booking or require assistance, please contact JamieDevenish at VBRRA on 9651 7719.Please note that changes to bookings can only be madeunder exceptional circumstances. All flights must havebeen taken by 25 June 2010.
What happens if I have still not received myTupperware pack by
If you haven¶t yet received your pack, ring Tupperware on1800 805 396 and quote the voucher number, whichappears on the Tupperware letter you would havereceived from your Donations Coordinator. Tupperwarewill advise on delivery issues.
What happens if I have still not received myPanasonic pack by
If you haven¶t received your pack, ring Toll on 0413 888775 and quote the voucher number that appears on your Panasonic letter They will advise on delivery issues.
Can I still access the Community Service Hubs andmy Case Manager after the donations managementsystem closes?
Yes, the Hubs and Case Management Service willcontinue to operate into 2011
CLAYTON MATERIAL AID WAREHOUSE
the warehouse in Clayton will be closing early April. Atthis stage a date has not been set. During March therewill be opportunities to visit on a Saturday for those whocan't make it during weekdays. To book in a time toattend the warehouse please call 0413 888 772.
HAZARDOUS TREE PAYMENT
The Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund has extended theclosing date for applications for the
Safe Removal of Hazardous Trees payment to June 30, 2010.The Fund recognises that many people are experiencingdifficulty in obtaining an arborists report and thatadditional time will allow people to gather the necessarydocumentation to apply for the payment.