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Local Laws Bushland
Bushfire Updates
 Victorian Bushfire Information Hotline - 1800 240 667
 For fire information - http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au
 For road closures - http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au
 Callers with hearing, speech or communication impairments with access to a TTY (Teletext) machine can call during business hours on: TTY 1800 122 969
 

Displaced Residents
 Checking on family members or friends in affected areas - 1800 727 077 or email inquiries@redcross.org.au
 Overseas inquiries about family or friends in bushfire areas - +61 3 9328 3716
 24 hour hotline for all community relief centres - 1800 173 349
 

Donations
 Red Cross - 1800 811 700 or donate online at www.redcross.org.au
 Salvation Army - 137 258 or donate online at www.salvos.org.au
 Victorian Farmers Federation - 1300 882 833 or www.vff.org.au for livestock feed donations
 RSPCA - www.rspca.org.au for pet food donations
 

Housing & Emergency Accommodation
 Department of Human Services - 1300 790 733 for the Barwon South West Region
 

Personal Support and Counselling
 Lifeline - 131 114 or www.lifeline.org.au
 Parentline - 13 22 89 or www.parentline.vic.gov.au
 Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800 or www.kidshelp.com.au
 Department of Human Services - www.dhs.vic.gov.au/emergency
 

Animal Welfare
 Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is responsible for animal welfare response and recovery activities with the support of the RSPCA and Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE)
 DPI Customer Service Centre - 136 186 or nearest DPI Coordination Centre www.dpi.vic.gov.au/animalemergencies
 RSPCA temporary emergency accommodation for animals - 03 9224 2222 or www.rspca.org.au (RSPCA also provides wildlife assistance
 Wildlife Victoria 24 hour contact for injured animals - 1300 094 535 or http://www.wildlifevictoria.org.au
 


   

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