Our mission is to unite the skills and experience of military veterans with emergency services specialists to rapidly deploy disaster relief teams in Australia and around the world in the wake of natural disasters.
Disasters are our business
Founded in 2016 with the expressed goal of quickly responding to large-scale disasters, Disaster Relief Australia has deployed hundreds of volunteers across the Australia and world to provide relief to communities in need.
Who we serve
When disaster strikes, we work hard to help the most vulnerable in need. By working with or alongside local agencies and governments, Disaster Relief Australia seeks to be of the utmost service to those in need.
From the community
Before moving to Gipsy Point in 2009, I was living in Melbourne and just felt like a tree and sea change, I've been here about 12 years now with my partner and our dog Trixie. The day the fire came through was pretty heavy, we had been watching it on the internet for...
The day the fires came into Mallacoota a farmer friend told me it is really coming. My house is on the outskirts of Mallacoota, my driveway is quite long, so I thought, if I stay, I won't know if the fire comes to us, so decided to go to the shop. I planned to camp...
In December 2019, devastating bushfires ripped through the Adelaide Hills, destroying 86 houses and damaging around 160 more as well as burning through hundreds of hectares of farmland and vineyards. Following these unprecedented Black Summer bushfires, Disaster...