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Support for those affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires

The former Fire Recovery Unit (FRU) was established on 1 July 2011 following the closure of the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority.

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

Fire Recovery Unit Reports and Legacy Documents

These documents do not include information about current or past emergency events that are not related to the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

Quick Reference Guide - Services and Support for People affected by the 2009 bushfires - June 2017 (PDF 349.86 KB)PDF icon
Quick Reference Guide - Services and Support for People affected by the 2009 bushfires - June 2017 (DOCX 608.83 KB)DOCX icon

Victorian Bushfire Recovery three year report (PDF 1650.53 KB)PDF icon
Victorian Bushfire Recovery three year report (DOC 180.5 KB)DOC icon

Victorian Bushfire Recovery four year update (PDF 877.63 KB)PDF icon
Victorian Bushfire Recovery four year update (DOC 2522.5 KB)DOC icon

Victorian Bushfire Recovery five year report (PDF 618.6 KB)PDF icon
Victorian Bushfire Recovery five year report (DOC 103 KB)DOC icon

Fire Recovery Unit 2012 Housing Survey (PDF 308.07 KB)PDF icon
Fire Recovery Unit 2012 Housing Survey (DOC 1928.5 KB)DOC icon

Current emergencies

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

For 24/7 emergency support services contact:

Support service Phone number
Police, Ambulance, Fire Brigade   000
Lifeline 131 114
SuicideLine 1300 651 251
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