If you are in financial stress due to the bushfires, or if you are a volunteer, there are a number of support services available to assist you during this time. Free financial help is available through the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007. See Dealing with debt for more options.
You can also find information about emergency assistance on the Department of Human Services website Help in an emergency.
The 2019 APS Employee Census survey ran between 6 May and 7 June 2019. AFSA achieved a 93% response rate, leading to a highly reliable dataset with a margin of error of less than 1% for full organisation results.