Connecting Communities Australia’s program to Bega Valley in October 2020 has been featured on the National Bushfire Recovery Agency (NBRA) website as part of their series, ‘Recovery Stories’, from the aftermath of the 2019-20 bushfires.
The story came about after an interview from a journalist with our CEO, Glenn Price. Glenn shared details of the CCA Bega Valley program that took place in a number of small towns including Towamba, where volunteers worked hard to complete a community BBQ area, a basketball hoop and install a shade sail for the kids playground. Importantly, the story highlights the power of communities coming together to make a difference.
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The National Bushfire Recovery Agency (NBRA) was established by the Australian government in January 2020 to ‘lead and coordinate the Commonwealth-supported recovery and rebuild for the 2019-20 bushfires’. NBRA is coordinating the National Bushfire Recovery Fund to help bushfire affected communities.
For more information about the national Bushfire Recovery Agency, visit https://www.bushfirerecovery.gov.au/