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Fire Recovery Unit


The Fire Recovery Unit was established on 1 July 2011 following the closure of the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority (VBRRA) as a key point of contact on services within the Victorian Government for individuals and communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

Information, including services and key contacts relating to the 2009 Victorian bushfires, are retained on the Regional Development Victoria website.

Victorian Bushfire Recovery Services Guide

The Fire Recovery Unit published the ‘Quick Reference Guide – Services and Support’ for people affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires and a ‘Bushfire Recovery Services Guide’ to keep people informed of the services available.

You can download the Quick Reference Guide, which is in a one page, A4 double-sided Portrait format.

Download the Quick Reference Guide - Services and Support for People affected by the 2009 bushfires - June 2017 (PDF 85.8 KB)   (WORD 628.1 KB)

The Bushfire Recovery Services Guide has two key sections:

  1. Specific 2009 bushfire recovery information including bushfire planning and rebuilding information, counselling and community grants programs.
  2. General information including health and personal support, financial and legal support, accommodation and housing support.

This guide is only available online.

Download the Victorian Government Bushfire Recovery Services Guide (PDF 225.9 KB)   (WORD 172.1 KB)

Fire Recovery Unit Reports

Current emergencies

The Fire Recovery Unit does not provide information about current or past emergency events that are not related to the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

If you require information about a current emergency you should go to the VicEmergency website or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

For 24/7 emergency support services contact:

Police, Ambulance, Fire Brigade
Lifeline
SuicideLine
000
131 114
1300 651 251



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Email the Fire Recovery Unit
or phone: 1800 055 714

Download the VicEmergency mobile application

Last Updated: 09 August 2017