Historical information

Following the January 1962 bushfires in Warrandyte, affected land holders and residents made application for financial assistance. These records are a small part of more than 1,300 applications made at the time.

Contents include:
Approximately 200 applications for assistance which include details of property, residence (holiday, farm holding, main residence), residents and property loss
Approximately 500 Council responses for each application
Miscellaneous correspondence


Povides a clear description of property ownership, type, size, holdings and people at the time

Physical description

Multiple foolscap application forms and assessments