The Independent state MP for Orange, Phil Donato, said the federal government should contribute the same amount.
“It’ll go a long way to helping local communities and families rebuild their lives and get back into their homes,” Mr Donato said.
“So I think it’s really important that we hear from the many residents in our area who have had a bad experience,” he added.
“That would make a hell of difference to not only the emergency services and the work that they’ve got to do but also the people who own those houses.”
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