As bushfire recovery efforts continue, support for residents varies between local government areas.
While some councils have a list of available services and schemes, others have taken a needs-based approach.
How does Wingecarribee Shire Council compare to other councils in terms of support?
A Goulburn Mulwaree Council spokesman said only one house was destroyed by fire, while several outbuildings sustained damage.
The spokesman said the council has worked directly with the family that lost their house.
He said other bushfire-affected residents could access support through Goulburn Mulwaree Council's mayoral relief fund.
Shoalhaven City Council residents can dispose of their green waste for free, with the tipping disposal costs waived until the end of March.
There is also detailed waste service information, specifically for those fire-affected residents.
The council will continue to offer help through its mayoral relief fund, and will host several community recovery meetings throughout February.
The meetings will provide residents with information on matters of financial, mental health, wellbeing and small business support.
Shoalhaven City Council has also waived DA fees for residents who lost their homes in the fires.
Wollondilly Shire Council also offers its residents several support services.
The council has its own mayoral relief fund, to financially support bushfire-affected residents.
The Bargo Waste Management Centre has waived fees for certain types of waste for bushfire-affected residents.
Wollondilly Shire councillors will also discuss the possibility of waiving development application fees for fire-affected residents at an extraordinary meeting on February 11.
The council has also provided information to residents about the recovery process, fire-impacted waste and spoiled food waste, and the demolition/rebuilding of fire-damaged structures.
Meanwhile Wingecarribee Shire Council has offered several support services.
Council has contributed $50,000 to its mayoral relief fund.
Councillors recently voted to waive several fees and charges associated with applications for the rebuilding of lost and damaged buildings.
The decision was made at an extraordinary meeting on February 6.
The plan will go on public exhibition for 28 days from Monday, February 10.
The public notice is in accordance with the local government act.
Wingecarribee Shire Council also provided immediate support to residents during the bushfires.
This included, but was not limited to, the organisation of refrigerated storage and a potable water tanker for Balmoral, the arrangement of staff to maintain water supply in Bundanoon during the first wave of the Morton Fire, and replenishment of water tanks in Wingello as identified by the RFS.
Council also organised for a bus to take residents of Balmoral and Buxton to the fire ground on December 23.
The mayor, chaplains and council staff were in attendance.
Council has also teamed up with Wollondilly Shire Council to provide a free waste disposal service for bushfire waste until Friday, February 28.
Eligible residents must bring a copy of the letter from council and ID to prove their residential address.