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Every person and community has a unique story to tell

Navigating life after a disaster looks different for everyone and there is no single journey to recovery. 

Recovery begins while emergency response workers and operations are still occurring. 

We know people navigating life after natural disasters and hardship in Australia want to hear authentic stories of recovery and resilience.

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Latest stories

24 March, 2023

Recent experiences across Australia of increasingly intense, frequent and compounding disasters highlight the importance of disability inclusive disaster preparation. 


23 March, 2023

St Mary’s Star of the Sea Primary School has come together to regrow, renew, rediscover and reunite following the devastating Black Summer bushfires.

5 March, 2023
Rappville residents are now able to once again look forward to holding community events in the heart of their village, with the recent opening of the new Rappville Community Hall.
28 February, 2023

As we approach the anniversary of the February – April 2022 floods through Queensland and NSW, we spoke to three homeowners who accepted a voluntary home buy-back offer as part of Queensland’s $741 million Resilient Homes Fund.

24 February, 2023

In 2022 the Queensland and New South Wales floods devastated much of Eastern Australia - we speak to NSW community members about their recovery journey.

23 February, 2023

The first tranche of projects funded under a $150 million Australian Government commitment to improve the disaster resilience of the Northern Rivers Region have been given the green light.

19 February, 2023
Thanks to the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Program, Porepunkah has a concrete helipad ready for when the next emergency, bushfire or flood strikes.
2 February, 2023
New accessibility functionality allows users to customise how they view our website. Find out more about the tool and how to use it.
10 November, 2022

The Prepare Together Project is helping the City of Wanneroo community plan, prepare, respond and recover from future bushfires.