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Australian Bushfire Crisis

Donation Information Hub

This page is a central place for up-to-date info on where you can donate and who needs help during this evolving crisis here in Australia. Independently created & managed by student Kai Lovel.

How to help.

Decide which area of the bushfire relief is especially important to you. Who are you being called to help?

Help the victims.

The people & families that are displaced, disconnected and struggling.

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Help the wildlife.

The animals that have been burnt, injured or isolated - from koalas to kangaroos.

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Help the firefighters.

The men and women that have been tirelessly & selflessly defending residents and their properties.

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Help local business.

The economies that are integral to so many Australian towns, some of which are now in ruins.

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The following organisations/funds are verified & safe. Watch out for scams elsewhere. ACCC Info

Help the victims.

Australian Red Cross

Funding specialist emergency volunteers to be able to provide psychological first aid, working at evacuation centres and helping people to get in touch with their loved ones. Directing it to who needs it most.

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The Salvation Army

Supporting communities affected by providing meals to evacuees and frontline responders with the Salvation Army Emergency Services (SAES).

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or in person at any Woolworths store

The St Vincent De Paul Society (Vinnies)

Providing food, clothing, furniture and other essentials including funds to support with paying bills to communities.

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or in person at any Vinnies store

GIVIT

Australian charities request exactly what they need and the public can match that or register the items they have in case someone needs them.

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Foodbank Australia

Foodbank facilitates the generosity of the food/grocery sector and the general public who are keen to assist with essential supplies to stricken areas after fire.

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or in person at any Foodbank office

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal

Supporting communities affected by the ongoing bushfire crisis. Allows them access to much-needed funding for disaster recovery and resilience projects.

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Help the wildlife.

(SA) South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM)

Funding SAVEM response actions to assist affected animals. Retrieve, triage, treat, shelter and return animals to owner.

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(NSW) Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service (WIRES)

Improve capabilities to rescue and care for animals. They had 20,000+ calls in December alone.

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(VIC) Zoos Victoria

Funding work that is going to be most needed in the coming months, including emergency veterinary care and scientific intervention/rehabilitation.

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(QLD) RSPCA Queensland

Funds to help with admission, veterinary costs, and with staff and volunteers working around clock, they need more supplies.

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Help the firefighters.

(SA) Country Fire Service

Support fire-affected communities and the efforts of both paid & volunteer South Australian firefighters.

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(NSW) Rural Fire Service

Support fire-affected communities and the efforts of both paid & volunteer New South Wales firefighters.

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(VIC) Country Fire Association

Support fire-affected communities and the efforts of both paid & volunteer Victoria firefighters.

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(QLD) Rural Fire Brigades Association

Support fire-affected communities and the efforts of both paid & volunteer Queensland firefighters.

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Help local business.

Spend With Them

An new Instagram account that features businesses in fire-affected towns and encourages Australians to buy local, supporting rural.

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@spendwiththem

BlazeAid

Working alongside rural families, their volunteers help to rebuild farm fences and other structures that have been damaged or destroyed.

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