Phone assistance for NSW Bushfire Inquiry and Bushfires Royal Commission

Hawkesbury City Council is required to cancel the community session for submissions to the NSW Bushfire Inquiry and Bushfires Royal Commission that was planned for Tuesday, 24 March at the Hawkesbury Digital Domain at the Deerubbin Centre, Windsor.

This is a precautionary measure for community members and Council staff due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

In place of the drop in face-to-face session, Council is providing a phone assistance service for:

  1. the NSW Government’s Bushfires Inquiry submissions and
  2. the Federal Government’s Bushfires Royal Commission submissions.

Please call Council’s Customer Service on 4560 4444 if you would like assistance with submissions.

Hawkesbury City Council encourages community members to make submissions to both the NSW Government’s Bushfires Inquiry as well as the Federal Government’s Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements, also known as the Bushfires Royal Commission.

NSW Bushfire Inquiry Submissions are open until Friday, 27 March 2020.

NSW Inquiry submissions can be made at any time at www.nsw.gov.au/improving-nsw/projects-and-initiatives/make-a-submission-to-the-bushfire-inquiry or by calling 13 77 88 or via email inquiries@bushfireinquiry.nsw.gov.au or in person at any Service NSW service centre or at a Mobile Service Centre.

Royal Commission Submissions are open until Friday, 3 April 2020.

Royal Commission submissions can be made at any time at https://naturaldisaster.royalcommission.gov.au/submissions or call 1800 909 826 to make a Royal Commission submission over the phone or to request a hard copy form.

Council is also making hard copy submission forms for both the NSW Inquiry and the Federal Government’s Royal Commission available at various locations in the Hawkesbury including Council’s Administration Building, Hawkesbury Central Library Windsor, Richmond Branch Library and central locations in Colo, Bilpin, Kurrajong, Kurrajong Heights and St Albans. The forms are also available on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

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