Regional Express extends Rex Relief Fund to victims of bushfires, drought and floods

    Regional Express (Rex) announced (12-Nov-2019) its Drought Relief Fund has been renamed, increased to AUD1.5 million (USD1 million) and extended to victims of natural calamities including drought, floods and fires in regional and rural Australia. Community groups working to alleviate the impact of the bushfires can apply to draw from the fund in the form of AUD4 (USD2.7) of travel on the Rex network for every AUD1 (USD0.7) raised. Small businesses providing assistance to victims of the bushfires are also eligible for assistance.