Eight Queensland councils and one state agency will share in $10.7 million of additional funding in the latest round of support for communities impacted by the 2019 Queensland Bushfires.
Western Australian communities impacted by the devastating Wooroloo Bushfire are set to receive an $18.1 million recovery package to provide support for ongoing recovery efforts.
Communities in Western Australia remain under threat from the Wooroloo bushfire, currently burning out of control in the Perth region.
The National Bushfire Recovery Agency and Tourism Australia has launched the ‘Open for business’ video series on bushfire recovery. The 15-part series shines a spotlight on everyday Australians as they rebuild their lives, 12 months on from the 2019-20 bushfire season.
More than $11 million has been approved for a range of projects that will help with the economic and social recovery in Queensland communities that were heavily impacted by last year’s bushfires.
Australians should be preparing for a vastly different bushfire season as the effects of La Niña are felt across the country, according to the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook: December 2020 – February 2020.
The latest information about preparing your family and property for bushfire season, the latest bushfire updates and warnings, and state-based support and information.
After severe bushfires swept through the world heritage-listed Binna Burra rainforest reserve in September 2019, the Binna Burra Road reconstruction project is now complete.
The Commonwealth chaired a meeting of all Australian Emergency Management Ministers regarding the findings of the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements, also known as the Bushfire Royal Commission.