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Our response to COVID-19

We're supporting people to maintain their wellbeing and manage isolation.

Looking after yourself and others

Defusing family tension and conflict during the COVID-19 pandemic

Advice to help you watch for signs of stress among family members and techniques to defuse tensions and conflict during coronavirus isolation.

Talking to children and young people about COVID-19

Like adults, children are navigating something they have never experienced before. Finding the right way to talk to them about COVID-19 can help protect children and reduce their fear.

Looking after your mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Practical, helpful tips to help you and others look after your mental wellbeing.

March is Red Cross Calling month.

We’ll be there no matter what.

Bushfire immediate assistance
Grants are available for people whose homes were destroyed or structurally damaged, as well as for people hospitalised for injuries in the fires.
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Recovering from the bushfires

13 March update. How we’re helping communities recover from the Black Summer bushfires and how your donations are helping.

Australian bushfires: how we’re using funds

Our plan to help people and communities recover well.

Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery
With your support we can help communities prepare, respond and recover from disasters.
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Red Cross pays our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Custodians across this country, and to Elders, past, present and emerging.

Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan and how we can all make reconciliation real.

This website may contain the names and/or images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals now deceased.