Lord Mayors Distress Relief Fund
The Lord Mayor's Distress Relief Fund was established in 1961 to provide relief of personal hardship and distress arising from natural disasters occurring within Western Australia. The perpetual fund is a registered charitable body and has approval of the Australian Taxation Office for tax deductibility of contributions.
Over the years the fund has assisted with relief appeals for many natural disasters including the Dwellingup fires (2007), Toodyay fires (2010), Gascoyne and Mid West floods (2011), Perth Hills fire (2011), Parkerville fire (2014) and Esperance fires (2015).
To read more, head to the Lord Mayor's Distress Relief Fund website.