The call to act for humanity

Australian Red Cross annual report 2020–21

Red Cross people represent Australia's heart and soul.

A 27,000-strong humanitarian network of dedicated staff, members and volunteers of all generations, a kaleidoscope of backgrounds, expertise across regional and rural country to the inner urban cities.

While nothing is ever simple, at its core – we are people determined to help all people across every edge and corner of this vast country.

Just a few of the things we’ve done together locally this past year

COVID-19 relief

We made more than 70,000 psychological first aid calls to support people coping with mandatory isolation.

Emergency response

We helped more than 151,000 people affected by 43 emergencies.

Community support

We provided more than 181,000 hours of social support, from phone calls and home visits to outings, for older and isolated people.

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