Australian Bushfires - Message from LTU

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1 year 3 months ago - 1 year 3 months ago #156 by DarcySW
As a statewide service, the Victorian Liver Transplant Unit would like to acknowledge the current devastating bushfires. Understandably, this is a distressing time for many individuals and communities. We encourage everyone to look after one another and familiarise yourselves with the following key contacts and resources:

Financial Support:

If you or any of the people in your communities are affected by the bushfires, there are disaster recovery payments available, which you can access by calling 1802266. You can find out more information by going to www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/help-emergency/bushfires

Key contacts and links:

For emergency situations
  • For Police, Fire, Ambulance in a life-threatening emergency call trip zero (000).
  • If you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment call 106. (This is a Text Emergency Call from teletypewriters, not SMS)

NSW Rural Fire Service or Bushfire Information Line (NSW) 1800 679 737
Country Fire Authority Victoria or VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226
South Australian Country Fire Service or Bushfire Information Hotline 1800 362 361

To locate missing friends and relatives contact the Red Cross’s Register.Find.Reunite program on 1800 733 276

To report injured wildlife: Wildlife Victoria 03 8400 7300 or WIRES (NSW) 1300 094 737

Mental health concerns:
  • Lifeline - 13 11 14
  • Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800
  • Beyondblue - 1300 22 4636 /li]

“Looking after yourself and your family after a disaster” booklet – Click here


If you are unable to attend an upcoming appointment on account of the fires please contact LTU on 9496 5353 to reschedule your appointment.
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