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NFP Crisis Response in QLD ‘Unrivalled’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th January 2011 -  Queensland is seeing a crisis response unrivalled in Australian history, with community service organisations leading the way, according to the state’s peak welfare organisation.…

Relief Measures Setup As Victorian Flood Crisis Worsens

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th January 2011 -  As Victoria’s flood crisis continues to worsen, Premier Ted Baillieu has launched a $5 million fund to assist in the clean up. So far 51 Victorian towns have been affected…

Beware Charity Flood Scams: ACCC

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th January 2011 -  As Australian’s open their wallets to donate to the QLD floods appeals, the consumer watchdog, the ACCC has warned people to be wary of charity scams. The ACCC website SCAMwatch…

Record Breaking Army of QLD Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th January 2011 -  More than 62,000 volunteers have now registered with Volunteering Queensland – a record breaking army of volunteers wanting to help during a natural disaster in Australia. Volunteering…

Fears Grow for Queensland’s Homeless

Staff Reporter, Friday, 14th January 2011 -  As fears grow that some flood victims may never be found, homelessness support organisation, StreetSmart is calling for donations to help homeless people in flood effected…

Volunteers Step Up to Help Flood Ravaged Queensland

Staff Reporter, Friday, 14th January 2011 -  Volunteering Queensland has doubled its call centre capacity to cope with the number of calls from people wanting to help out in the wake of the Queensland floods. Flickr Image: 

NFPs Respond to Queensland Floods

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th January 2011 -  As the flood situation in Queensland continues to deteriorate, Not for Profit organisations are calling on the public for support as they prepare to deal with the states worst floods…

2010 the Biggest Year for International Emergency Responses

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th October 2010 -  As millions of children are recovering from disasters in Haiti and Pakistan this year, humanitarian aid organisation, Save the Children UK reveals that 2010 is set to overtake the…

Funding for Emergency Management Projects

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th May 2010 -  The Federal Government to invest $3.6 million to assist Australian communities respond to and recover from natural disasters and emergencies. Attorney-General, Robert McClelland…
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