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 Services Australia website Help in an emergency.
Portfolio Budget Statements (PB Statements)
Inform members of parliament and the public of the proposed allocation of resources to government outcomes. They also assist the Senate standing committees with their examination of the government's Budget.