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.
Cost recovery implementation statement (CRIS)
A tool for documenting cost recovery design and operation and reporting on a cost recovered activity. A CRIS must be prepared for each cost recovered activity conducted by a government entity.