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Be a hero, your way

March is Red Cross Calling month. Please give generously.

All in to Go Without

Are you a school student who cares about people? Do you want to make an impact? Yes! Then find out how to accept our Go Without Challenge.

Humans of the flood

When Townsville flooded after more than a metre of rain fell in nine days, Red Cross managed large volumes of people in temporary evacuation centres. Susan Cullinan shares her experience from one of them.

Funds for farmers update

Thanks to generous donations to the Help Aussie Farmers appeal, grants are being distributed to drought-affected farming communities around Australia.


Bringing hope to a place no one should have to call home

Sam Cleary, a water and sanitation engineer and Red Cross aid worker, shares this story of life in the refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

Remembering the 2009 Victorian Bushfires

A decade on from one of Australia’s worst-ever natural disasters, our thoughts are with those who lost their lives, those who survived, those left behind, and those still struggling to recover.

Be prepared with first aid basics

Do you know what to do when someone is suffering from heat stress? Or how to treat a jellyfish sting? We’ve put together a handy guide to these and other first aid basics.

Acknowledgement graphic

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.