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Natural Disaster Relief Fund

General February 5, 2019

Are you a financial member of The Services Union who has suffered loss and hardship due to the recent Severe Weather in North and Far North Queensland?

If so, we have something for you to consider in the aftermath.

You may be eligible for some financial assistance from The Services Union’s Natural Disaster Fund.


The Services Union Natural Disaster Fund offers some financial assistance to members who have suffered loss and hardship as a consequence of a natural disaster.

To qualify for assistance from The Services Union Natural Disaster Relief Fund, the following criteria must be met:

  1. You must have been a financial member of the Union immediately prior to the natural disaster to qualify for access to The Services Union Natural Disaster Relief Fund; and
  2. You have suffered significant loss to your owner occupied principal place of residence and be uninsured or your claim for insurance rejected; or
  3. You have suffered a significant loss of your essential household items and be uninsured or your claim for insurance rejected.

You must inform The Services Union that you have experienced hardship and outline the nature of the hardship.

You can do this by filling out this form which you can access by clicking here.

Please send through your completed form to or telephone Services Connect on (07) 3844 5300 – where an Industrial Officer can help you fill out the form over the phone.

If you have any further questions, please contact Services Connect on (07) 3844 5300.


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