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COVID-19 Emergency Relief Assistance Program(Deadline Date : 31 Oct 2020)

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Assistance Program(Deadline Date : 31 Oct 2020)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic around Australia, Tzu Chi Foundation Australia has established the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Assistance to help those who are not eligible for any government assistance at the time of applying. This is a one-off financial support for individuals and households, that offering a payment of $500 per individual. And for household, $500 for first person, then $100 for each additional member to a maximum total of $1000. According to a recent COVID 19 situation, Tzu Chi Foundation Australia decided to extend application time to 31st October 2020 or the fund budget is reached, whichever comes first. Tzu Chi Foundation Australia has the absolute discretion to make amendments on application criteria and program termination.

The donation made by this emergency relief program are all from our members. With love and compassion, we will get through this together.

Eligibility for Consideration (Must fulfill all of the following criteria)
·        Non-Australian citizens or Non-Permanent Residents
·        Valid Working Visa or Working Holiday Visa holders ONLY 
·        Loss of employment due to COVID-19 pandemic

Required Supporting Documents
*Valid Passport
*Valid Visa
*Lay-off Letter/Document Due to COVID-19
*Copy of all your last three months electronic bank statements prior to your application. (The statement must indicate the applicant’s name, and also include income and expense of your daily life)

How To Apply
Please click the link here to fill out the application form online and upload your support documents.
Once your application is submitted, please allow 5-10 working days for processing. Should the application be successful, we will request for your bank account details for online deposit of the aid payment.

If you are unable to use the link above, please do not hesitate to contact us via Email.
Sydney:  covid19syd@tzuchi.org.au
Brisbane:  bris@tzuchi.org.au
Gold Coast:  gc@tzuchi.org.au
Melbourne:  mel@tzuchi.org.au
Adelaide:  adltzuchi@gmail.com
Perth:  covid19per@tzuchi.org.au

**Please Note: Tzu Chi Australia may close the link temporarily due to high volume of applications. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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How to donate

We are endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as deductible gift recipients (DGR). As such, donations of $2 and above to charity works within Australia are tax deductible. There are 5 ways to make donations:
  1. In person, at any of the 5 addresses listed in the Contact Us section: cash, cheque, Visa or MasterCard.
  2. Send a cheque, payable to Tzu Chi Foundation Australia, to any of the 5 addresses list...

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After recent torrents, Wagga Wagga in southwest NSW is facing its most severe flooding in 125 years.  With nearly 10,000 residents forced off their homes and thousand houses in the vicinity damaged by floods, volunteers from Tzu Chi Foundation offered their help.  On March 7th to 9th and 15th to 19th, they went to North Wagga Wagga, Griffith, and Yenda to assess the extent of the damages and what ...

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