Bushfire Recovery Information

Psychosocial support

Psychosocial Support in Disasters

A website set up in the immediate aftermath of the devastating Victorian bushfires on Black Saturday, 7 February 2009. Contains a lot of useful information.


- Lifeline 13 11 14
- NSW Mental Health 1800 011 511
- Kids Helpline 1800 551 800


Legal Information

Bushfires - know your rights (Legal Aid)

Legal Information: Natural Disasters (Find Legal Answers)

Insurance Council of Australia

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) is the representative body of the general insurance industry in Australia.

SydneyWater bushfire allowance


Returning home

Returning home after a bushfire (Red Cross)

Information on salvaging fire damage possessions


The Blue Mountains October 2013 fires

Documenting bushfires in the Blue Mountains on Flickr


Emergency resources

Emergency Resources (Red Cross)

Plan for an Emergency: Bushfire (ABC Emergency)

Includes the following information: Survival Kit, Fire Emergency Services, Before a Bushfire, During a Bushfire, After a Bushfire

Department of Human Services – Help in an emergency

RFS bushfire survival plan