Useful Contacts in Your State

  • New South Wales
    • RFS
    • Call 1800 679 737 (NSW)
  • Victoria
  • South Australia
    • CFS
    • Call 1800 362 361
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia
  • Tasmania
    • TFS
    • Call 1800 000 699
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Northern Territory
    • NTFRS
    • Call 08 8999 3473

If you are in need of emergency supplies such as food, water, shelter or fuel please phone Disaster Welfare Assistance Line on 1800 018 444 (NSW) or visit a relief centre (Vic). For fodder or advice on livestock management or disposal, we recommend you visit the NFF's Farm Hub website.

We know that currently many charities are receiving more goods that they can cope with and instead ask you consider offering much needed support via cash donations to NSW Rural Fire Service, Victoria's Country Fire AuthoritySA's Country Fire Service, Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery, RSPCA Bushfire Appeal, NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service (WIRES), Wildlife Victoria.

We also know that in these difficult times you may need some emotional support. To chat to a friendly and caring person please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636.

Finally, we are here for you. If you have any non-urgent needs or simply want to chat and share your experiences please be in touch either via Facebook or by contacting us on

PS, don't forget for general fire coverage, accurate and timely news updates and alerts please tune into the ABC on tv, radio or online.