• In an emergency, call triple zero (000)

  • Emergency radio broadcasts:  Find your ABC local radio here



New South Wales

NSW RFS: www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.fire.nsw.gov.au

Twitter: @NSWRFS

NSW Bush Fire Information Line: 1800 679 737

NSW Government Disaster Welfare Assistance Line: 1800 018 444


Victoria Country Fire Authority: www.cfa.vic.gov.au

VicEmergency Hotline: 1800 226 226

Twitter: @VICemergency

VIC Emergency Relief Assistance Payments:



Queensland Fire and Emergency Services: www.qfes.qld.gov.au

Twitter: @QldFES

South Australia

SA CFS: www.cfs.sa.gov.au

Bushfire Information Hotline: 1800 362 361

Twitter: @CFSAlerts

Western Australia

Department of Fires & Emergency Services: www.dfes.wa.gov.au

Twitter: @dfes_wa


Tasmania Fire Service: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/

Twitter: @TasFireService


ACT Emergency Services Agency: https://esa.act.gov.au/

Australian Government financial assistance


Anyone who has been adversely affected by the bushfires should contact the Department of Human Services on 180 22 66 to seek advice on eligibility for financial assistance.

Mental Health Support


Lifeline Australia: 13 11 14


BeyondBlue: 1300 224 636

In response to the devastating bushfires, the Government has announced a comprehensive suite of measures to immediately support impacted small businesses. This initial package responds to the needs expressed by small businesses on the ground and at the small business roundtable last week which saw chambers of commerce from fire-affected regions, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia come together with the Government to discuss the impacts of this natural disaster on small business.


Contact Centre: 13 28 46


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