Thank you to all the volunteers, emergency service and disaster relief workers giving their time for others, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
2019-2020 an Unprecedented Fire Season
As the new year starts with such devastation caused by the ongoing bushfires, our thoughts are with everyone affected across Australia, including our colleagues, students, families and friends.
Thank you to all the volunteers, emergency service members and disaster relief workers giving their time for others, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
For the most up to date information relevant to your region, please visit Australian Emergency Alerts: www.emergencyalert.gov.au/ (Select your state/territory)
National Charitable organisations, supporting and assisting victims within the bushfire zones:
- VICTORIAN BUSHFIRE APPEAL (In partnership with the Salvation Army) - www.vic.gov.au/bushfireappeal
- AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS - www.redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate
- FOODBANK - www.foodbank.org.au
Regional Fire Services:
- VIC CFA - www.cfa.vic.gov.au/about/supporting-cfa
- NSW RFS - www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/volunteer/support-your-local-brigade
- SA CFS - www.cfsfoundation.org.au/donate
- QLD RFB - www.rfbaq.org/donate-to-rfbaq
- TAS Fire Service - www.fire.tas.gov.au
- WA Volunteer Fire and Rescue - www.dfes.wa.gov.au/contactus/pages/donations
- ACT Emergency Services Agency - www.esa.act.gov.au/rural-fire-service
- NT Fire and Rescue Service - www.pfes.nt.gov.au
Wildlife and animal rescue services specific to bushfire related issues:
- WIRES - www.wires.org.au/donate/emergency-fund
- WILDLIFE VICTORIA - www.wildlifevictoria.org.au/donate/donate-to-wildlife-victoria
- RSPCA NSW - www.rspcansw.org.au/bushfire-appeal
- KOALA HOSPITAL - www.koalahospital.org.au/shop/donation
- AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS LIFEBLOOD – www.donateblood.com.au
- EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER - www.emergencyvolunteering.com.au (Select your state/territory)
- RED CROSS AUSTRALIA - www.redcross.org.au/volunteer
- RFS NSW - www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/volunteer/volunteering-with-the-rfs
- VIC CFA - www.cfa.vic.gov.au/volunteer-careers/volunteers
- SA CFS – www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/volunteer
- RFS QLD – www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/Volunteering
- WIRES - www.wires.org.au/rescue/become-a-rescuer
- WILDLIFE VICTORIA - www.wildlifevictoria.org.au/get-involved/volunteer
*Note: many of these services may not be accepting volunteers are present. However, additional hands may be required in the future for recovery efforts and in preparation for future disasters.