NSW Bushfire Relief
Our thoughts are with the people of NSW who have been affected by devastating fires that are still burning across the region.
Many families have been affected and need support.
Ai Group is preparing a range of information and services for members and their families affected by the recent fires. Check here regularly for updated information.
Ai Group is keen to assist members with disaster recovery and relief queries and advice.
Please call our BIZassistInfoline on 1300 78 38 44.
New South Wales
Bush and grass fire information
Stay up to date with the latest information about bush fires by checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au (NSW Rural Fire Service website), listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you are having trouble with the RFS website, all information about the latest bushfire alerts is available via the NSW Rural Fire Service Facebook page.
Updates are also available via @NSWRFS Twitter
If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
How You Can Help
Small business assistance
Federal Government Disaster Assist webpage - Information about recovery assistance following a disaster
Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment Emergency Assistance Hotline – 180 2266
Bank Emergency Relief Packages
Some banks have announced assistance packages to help families affected by the recent bushfires. Please check with your financial institution to see what is available to you.
For example, view Westpac Disaster Relief Package
Emotional and Crisis Support
Lifeline offers confidential emotional and crisis support 24 hours a day. Phone 13 11 14
Beyondblue can support those experiencing depression and anxiety.
Click here for further information.