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Community meetings coming up for businesses and residents impacted by the 2019 Cudlee Creek bushfire

calendar 27 Jun 2023

Residents and business owners impacted by the December 2019 fire in Cudlee Creek are encouraged to attend one of two community meetings on Wednesday 23 March at the Lobethal Centennial Hall.

The first meeting, to be held at 1pm, is targeted towards businesses impacted by the fire. The second meeting, at 6pm, is targeted towards residents and landowners who suffered loss, damages or injury as a result of the fire.

Maddens Lawyers’, Special Counsel, Brendan Pendergast said the meeting will be hosted by Maddens’ expert bushfire compensation team and encouraged all impacted residents and business owners to attend.

‘Maddens Lawyers will provide an update on the progress of the class action and address any queries businesses or property owners may have about the class action process or their claims for compensation.

‘We recognise that the nature of the losses suffered by businesses and individuals can be quite different and so we’ll tailor the meetings to address this. Of course, many people have suffered both personal and business losses. Those people are encouraged to attend either one of the meetings.

‘There is nothing to lose and potentially a lot to gain by joining the class action,’ said Mr Pendergast.

Community meeting details:

For businesses

Date: Wednesday 23 March

Time: 1pm

Location: Lobethal Centennial Hall, 36 Main St Lobethal 5241

For residents and landowners

Date: Wednesday 23 March

Time: 6pm

Location: Lobethal Centennial Hall, 36 Main St Lobethal 5241

For more information contact Maddens Lawyers via email at or phone 1800 815 228

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