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Hope from the ashes

Every day, in so many ways, people tell us how our Black Summer bushfire support has helped them replace precious things that were lost, find a safe place to live, or make urgent repairs to their homes.

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Black Summer bushfires

Bushfire financial assistance

Grants are available for people whose homes were destroyed or structurally damaged, as well as for people hospitalised for injuries in the fires.

Bushfires – How we use funds

See how we’re helping people affected by the Black Summer Bushfires and read our voluntary submission to the Natural Disasters Royal Commission.

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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.