Australian Government support
National Bushfire Recovery Agency
The Australian Government has established the National Bushfire Recovery Agency to provide recovery assistance to all Australians impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires.
Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements
The Royal Commission is holding hearings to gather evidence about coordination, preparedness for, response to and recovery from disasters as well as improving resilience and adapting to changing climatic conditions and mitigating the impact of natural disasters. The Commission will also consider the legal framework for Commonwealth involvement in responding to national emergencies.