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Bowraville Community Website 

Bowraville (Bowra) is a small country town on the Mid-North Coast of New South Wales, Australia and is about 17km inland from Nambucca Heads and approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane.
The town developed around the timber industry which is responsible for the unique streetscape and architecture of Bowraville.
Bowraville has a rich mix of Aboriginal and European history and cultures and is home to many interesting people, businesses and attractions.



Click here for information for fire affected landholders


 Click here for the current fire situation in Bowraville


Bushfire Information Line
NSW Rural Fire Service
1800 679 737

Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment

Disaster Recovery Allowance

 __________________________________________________________________Primary Producer Grants 

Grants of up to $15,000 are available for bush fire affected primary producers. 

Applications can be made to the Rural Assistance Authority on 1800 678 593 or visit for eligibility criteria.


 NSW Department of Primary Industries
Government Organization
NSW Department of Primary Industries
November 20 at 12:08 PM ·

Bushfire affected landholders in the North Coast, Northern Tablelands and Hunter regions are urged to report damage to property and infrastructure through the online natural disaster damage survey or by phoning 1800 814 647.

The survey enables DPI to determine the area the natural disaster has impacted and the scale of the event, the severity of the impact, the value of impact to primary production, where and what assistance or resources may be needed.

To complete the survey go to:


 Clean-up Assistance

If your property is insured, please contact your insurer about clean-up. 

If you are uninsured and your home has been damaged or destroyed, Public Works Advisory will arrange for the clean-up of your residence and immediately adjacent outbuildings, including the removal of concrete slabs. 

If you are uninsured, please contact Public Works Advisory on 1800 88 55 39 to discuss the clean-up of your property.

The Insurance Council of Australia can be contacted with any questions, complaints or concerns about insurance on 1800 734 621.

The Agricultural and Animal Services Functional Area (AASFA) is supporting primary producers and communities impacted by the fires in the States northeast. Staff from NSW Department of Primary Industries and Local Land Services are supporting the Rural Fire Service across all fires.
For those impacted and seeking assistance for emergency fodder, emergency water (for immediate animal welfare cases only), animal care (evacuations) or animal assessment (resulting from the fires) please contact the AASFA Hotline on 1800 814 647.



How to get to Bowraville

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Latest Bowraville Weather
Latest Bowraville Weather


Community CalendarCommunity Calendar 



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