Fire recovery assistance and support programs, health, well-being and safety after fires, and fire updates information from VicEmergency, local governments and agencies.
Factsheet Gippsland & Upper Murray fires support programs (Agriculture Victoria)
Support services after an emergency (Agriculture Victoria)
Bushfire Recovery Victoria
Information on the types of fire recovery funding available.
Department of Health & Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services provides support to people experiencing financial hardship because of emergencies such as fire, through the Personal Hardship Assistance Program.
Bushfires & health, well-being & safety
Community factsheets - bushfire
Community factsheets (Department of Health and Human Services)
Personal well-being following an emergency (VicEmergency)
Bushfire aftermath - safety tips
Bushfire aftermath - safety tips (Department of Health and Human Services)
Travelling the road to recovery - video series
Trauma factsheets (Department of Health and Human Services)
Trauma - reaction & recovery (Department of Health and Human Services)
The Victorian Government through VicEmergency provides a range of support services and programs to assist families, businesses, landowners and farmers affected by emergencies such as fire.
East Gippsland 2019/20 fires
For updates go to East Gippsland fires 2019/20
North East 2019/20 fires
For updates go to North East fires 2019/20
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning provides information on public land recovery and the associated support services available
East Gippsland Shire
Catchment Management Authorities
Contact the Catchment Management Authority (CMA) in your region to see what programs, resources and help is available to assist landowners with natural resource management fire recovery - see below.
North East CMA
East Gippsland CMA
Contact: for more information Tel: 5152 0600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Port Phillip and Western Port CMA region also contact Melbourne Water as they have a range of funding programs such as the Stream Frontage Management Program and Rural Land Program that may be able to assist landowners with waterway frontage.Intrepid Landcare
Intrepid Landcare has developed a Coping Through The Fires webpage with ideas and information, including resources, tips and ideas on how to maintain your well-being throughout the bushfire season, as well as providing links to relevant support services.