Bushfire Support Resources


The devastating bushfires across NSW and Australia have had an enormous impact on many communities in our region, primarily in the Wollondilly and Wingecarribee shires. 

We have put together some useful resources for individuals and communities in South Western Sydney in need of support.

Bushfire Support Information image_Page_1Bushfire Mental Health 
Support & Resources 

Access mental health support

Access mental health support for young people

Protect yourself from smoke

Other important information

assist-4582129_1920 - Copy Bushfire Recovery Assistance - A range of assistance measures are available

yellow sky train tack sws_squareHealthdirect - Bushfire Health and Safety

medicine blister pack pills medication_squareManaging medications during and after a bushfire

rsf nsw logo screen_squareNSW RFS - (NSW Rural Fire Service) - major fire updates

Warning symbol_square Returning home safely after a bushfire

After Hours Medical Care imageHealthdirect - After Hours GP helpline - Need to find a GP or pharmacy at night or the weekend?

Legal assistance_square Law Council of Australia - Resources for assistance

Grants and funding_squareApplying for Rural Assistance Authority disaster recovery grants (available in Wollondilly & Wingecarribee shires)

 

Podcast

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Lifeline’s Holding on to Hope podcast - Survivor of three major bushfires, Chris Bogusis, tells his story in the 24 March, 2020 episode.

 

Resources for GPs - Practice Pulse January 2020 
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Need help now?

If emergency help is required, call 000.
Call the following numbers for free, confidential support 24/7 from trained specialist counsellors.