Saturday, July 08, 2006
Feds $222 million Cyclone Relief
$117 million paid to businesses and farmers under the $10,000 and additional $15,000 tax-free grants;
Over $37 million in ex-gratia payments to those whose principal place of residence has been uninhabitable for two weeks;
$5.7 million in income support for small business and farmers, where the asset test has been waived in relation to the capital value of the farm or small business; and
$2.3 million in fuel excise relief.