Bushfire information and support
Australia's bushfires are affecting our health in many ways. Learn more about smoke and air quality, how you can access the medical help you need, and what the Australian Government is doing to support your health during these devastating times.
- Environmental health during and after bushfires
Bushfires can cause many environmental health concerns beyond the immediate damage caused by fire.
- Australian Government mental health response to bushfire trauma
Read what we are doing to support the mental health of people impacted by the bushfires.
- Affordable access to medicines for bushfire affected people
Read more about how bushfire affected Australians can access the PBS medicines they need.
- Delivering medical care to affected people
Understand how we are getting GPs and allied health workers to bushfire affected people and communities.
- Aged care services
Read our advice for consumers and providers of aged care, during the current bushfire season.
- State and territory bushfire health advice
Stay up to date with bushfire health information in your state or territory.
National Bushfire Recovery Agency
The National Bushfire Recovery Agency will lead and coordinate a national response to rebuilding communities affected by bushfires across large parts of Australia.
healthdirect's bushfire health and safety advice
During our ongoing bushfire crisis, visit healthdirect for information on bushfire health and safety. You can also call the 24 hour hotline on 1800 022 222.