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Australian bushfire donations - Here's how you can help

We have verified a number of donation links so you can help out those affected by the bushfire crisis 
The team at Bets encourages anyone that can to dig deep to help those affected (Getty Images)
Bets.com.au Staff 14 Jul 2021
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The Australian bush fire crisis currently afflicting Australia is an issue that strikes to the heart of this great nation.

Aussies by nature know when it's time to chip in an lend a helping hand and the team at bets.com.au is no different. We have put together a list of reputable places you can donate your cash if you are so inclined.

How You Can Donate To Help Those Affected By The Australian Bush Fires

Whether it's the firefighters, the communities affected or the animal welfare agencies, below you can find a number of verified links that will take you to where you can donate. 

To donate directly to the firefighters 

For those wanting to donate funds directly to the CFA, you can do so by clicking here

Those wanting to donate directly to the state's fire fighters can do so by clicking the below links:

To donate to communities affected by the bush fires

A number of organisations have opened up funds to help the families that have been impacted by the bushfire crisis.

  • The Australian Red Cross have launched a joint disaster appeal with the ABC to support the communities affected by fires.
  • The Bendigo Bank has partnered with the Salvation Army to help communities affected by the fires. This fund has been endorsed by the Victorian Government. Donations can be made by visiting here

To donate to animal welfare groups

The Mogo Zoo and the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital have both set up GoFundMe pages, raising $50,000 and $3.1 million respectively.

How the horse racing industry is helping those affected by the bushfires

Racing bodies in both Victoria and NSW are providing information on what measures those impacted by the crisis with horses can do as well as opening fundraising accounts for those wanting to help.

  • Racing Victoria has launched an information page for those affected by the bush fires. All information can be found by clicking here
  • The Australian Turf Club is raising funds via its website. Donations can be made by clicking here

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