Bushfire and emergency information

This post is a work in progress and will be updated as we find more information.

If you have other disability-related information for this list, please email comms [@] pwd.org.au.

IDEAS and Every Australian Counts also have great lists.

Skip to: Advocacy | Air quality | Accommodation | Blackouts and electricity | Communications | Financial help | Fire preparation and planning | Heatwave information | Legal help | Mental health | NDIS | Local regional support groups

Advocacy

Aids & equipment

A temporary Bushfire Crisis Relief Exchange site for people with disability to donate or find accessible disability equipment in good working order and related non-perishable consumables.

Air quality

Accommodation

Help with finding a place to stay

Government agencies

Tenancy help

NSW

Queensland

Victoria

ACT

WA

NT

Tasmania

Blackouts and electricity

Lung Foundation resources for power blackouts

Communications

National Relay Service Emergency information

Financial help

Fire preparation and planning

General information

Accessible bushfire preparation information

Easy Read:

Auslan:

Heatwave information

Mental health

Australian Psychological Society bushfire factsheets.

Government agencies:

NDIS

Latest bushfire information and support

Local regional support groups

Support group for Shoalhaven people with disability who use peg feeding – Facebook