While she waits for government help, she must survive on a property with no electricity, running water or Wi-Fi. “It’s outrageous,” she told news.com.au. This is all that is left of Ms Harvey’s home in the Mogo State Forest on NSW’s south coastSource:Facebook Ms Harvey’s house burned down but she’s still pushing on.Source:Facebook Ms Harvey has tried, and failed, twice to get the $1000 one-off emergency payout the Federal Government has allowed for bushfire victims. She’s eligible, but that’s not the issue. “They want me to provide bank account details from when I last received a government assistance payment over 25 years ago,” she said. Ms Harvey also doesn’t have a computer, as it was burned in the fire, making things more difficult. She was eventually told she must go to a Centrelink centre in person rather than talk to someone over the phone. “Seriously, who has the time? We have nothing, and if I find a spare hour to get off the property and away from dealing with our injured wildlife, a shower is my first priority,” she said. Ms Harvey’s property in the Mogo State Forest burned down on New Year’s Eve. She’s only had three showers since… Read full this story
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