Bushfire Relief Events # 3
27th March 2009
In response to the number of events, photos and stories which have been forwarded on to Regional Arts Victoria to support the victims of the recent Victorian Bushfires, we started a blog to keep you updated on how regional communities are responding!
Click here for an update on Regional Arts Victoria's response to the fires.
KOGO (Knit One Give One) is a charitable organisation that utilises the knitting skills of its volunteers to make woolen items such as scarves, jumpers and beanies and so on for the disadvantaged.
KOGO are calling for volunteer knitters to register for creating woolen garments for Bushfire victims.
Making and collecting cloth-made marsupial pouches for injured wildlife...Australian Wildlife Assistance Rescue and Education (AWARE) is a voluntary, not-for-profit group based in Frankston caring for wildlife rescued from the bushfires.
They need cloth-made marsupial pouches for these animals, as well as equipment such as fire-resistant safety boots.
Bushfire Recovery - Call for Short Films
The bushfire crisis has challenged Victorians to put on their 'thinking caps' and get creative. Various projects are underway including the set up of portable cinemas showing short films to fire affected rural communities.
If you are interested in including your short film or know someone who might want to get involved, please contact Cath Murphy on 0428 400 220.
Healing through a process of retrieval, reflection and reconstruction. An exhibition by and for people affected by the Victorian Bushfires. Works, items and installations exhibited by people affected by the Victorian Bushfires.