Natural disasters like bushfires, drought, floods and other traumatic events can have lasting impacts upon affected individuals, their loved ones and communities. These events are often overwhelming, and it can be challenging to know where to turn to for trusted information after escaping the immediate threat of the disaster, particularly for those who help others cope, including health practitioners and recovery workers. Read more.
2021 has been a tough year, from the lingering impacts of the devastating summer 19/20 bushfires to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. While some of us are celebrating the end of lockdown and warmer weather, the arrival of summer will be less carefree for frontline Emergency Services workers facing disaster season. Read more.