Links to information relating to available support mechanisms including grants, subsidies, loans and assistance mechanisms following a natural disaster (fire, flood, drought) in Tasmania
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: Lifeline Australia
Lifeline is a not-for-profit organisation offering a number of services at both the national and local level. Lifeline’s 13 11 14 service is staffed by trained volunteer telephone counsellors who are ready to take calls 24-hour a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia. These volunteers operate from call centres in every state and territory around Australia.
: Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW)
Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW) is a not for profit organisation delivering suicide prevention and community wellbeing services to Tasmanian rural communities. It also provides counselling services to the forestry industry.
: Australian Red Cross
The Australian Red Cross deals with emergencies both within Australia and overseas.
: Rural Relief Fund
Grant program and Tasmanian based relief fund to raise funds to support farmers in times of need.
: State Emergency Service Tasmania
The SES provides a volunteer response capability for severe storms and floods, road crash rescue, search and rescue/recovery and a range of other general rescue and community support roles.
: St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charitable organisation active in all States and Territories, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.