The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian will be announcing tomorrow morning (6th April 2020), the creation of a new NSW Government agency, Resilience NSW.
The Premier will also confirm, effective 1st May, that Shane Fitzsimmons will be taking up the role of Commissioner, Resilience NSW and Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management, in the newly created agency.
The NSW Rural Fire Service & Brigades Donations Fund (the Trust) is a public fund established for the purpose of supporting the volunteer-based fire and emergency service activities of the NSW RFS brigades.
Bronnie Taylor, Minister for Mental Health has urged anyone suffering from trauma or stress as a result of the State’s bushfire crisis to contact their local health service.
The Disaster Welfare Assistance Line is staffed with counselling support and can be accessed by phone on 1800 018 444.
More help can be accessed via:
NSW Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511,
Lifeline Australia on 131114, or Lifeline’s dedicated bushfire line on 13 43 57,
Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636,
Mensline on 1300 789 978 or
Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800.