Here is an extract from a press release from the Premier's office this morning
"More than $130 million in donations to the Bushfire Appeal Fund will be distributed to people whose houses were destroyed or partially destroyed by this year’s devastating bushfires, the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund Advisory Panel Chair John Landy and the Premier John Brumby announced today. Mr Landy said all homeowners whose principal place of residence was destroyed by the bushfires would receive a Rebuilding and Recovery Grant of $50,000. This consists of $35,000 for rebuilding and $15,000 to replace contents.
Tenants whose principal place of residence was destroyed by the bushfires will receive a $15,000 payment for contents lost or damaged.
Mr Landy said people whose homes were partially destroyed by the bushfires and who will need to relocate during rebuilding will receive a payment of $15,000 for costs associated with repairs and rebuilding."
The full press release is at http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/premier/bushfire-appeal-funds-to-help-communities-rebuild.html