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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.

Disaster Relief and Recovery

Support in times of disaster.

Our response to the bushfires

21 February update: What Red Cross is doing to support communities affected by this summer's bushfires and how your donations are helping.

Australian bushfires: how we're using funds

Our plan to help people and communities recover well.

Each work tells a story

Household items salvaged from the ashes are being turned into artworks that tell a story of recovery.

First aid ups fire-fighters’ skills

How fire-fighters are using first aid and mental health first aid taught by Red Cross to help during this season’s devastating bushfires.

Statement on Red Cross response to bushfires

Wednesday 22 January 2020

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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.