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Bushfire recovery events and webinars

Red Cross is currently managing a bushfire recovery program in areas affected by the 2019-20 black summer fires. Register or watch sessions with experts, and connect with our team.

Register for upcoming events


Red Cross is hosting a range of events to support people, hosted by experts. Please register for upcoming events by clicking on your preferred webinar topic and time:

Thursday 9 July 2020 9:30AM - Anne Leadbeater: Local Government and community-led recovery

Australian Red Cross Disaster Recovery Advisors and Mentors Australia (DRAMA) invites you to join us as we host disaster recovery expert Anne Leadbeater as she shares her valuable insights on local government and community-led recovery.

Bushfire community recovery events in NSW

A one-stop shop for bushfire-affected communities to access information and support.

Watch past events

Dr Rob Gordon on bushfire recovery during COVID-19

Lyn Page: Supporting young people through disasters

Get in touch with Red Cross recovery staff

Red Cross has recovery officers located across Australia, supporting communities as they recover from the bushfires of the spring and summer of 2019/20. You can connect with our recovery team by contacting recovery@redcross.org.au

Recovery stories

When life throws another curveball

Marianne was four when she learned to swim. Every weekend her grandmother took her and her brothers to the Mitchell River in East Gippsland.

New growth on blackened land

A vegetable garden re-grows hope for a family after fire tears through their home and dreams.

Each work tells a story

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

Looking for more support and resources?

Coping after a crisis

Emergencies and crises by their very nature are disruptive and can be stressful.

Covid-19

What we're doing and ideas to help you.