More than 850,000 hectares of New South Wales has already burned, with the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions joining Greater Sydney and Greater Hunter is facing 'catastrophic' fire conditions.
As flames tear through large parts of New South Wales, firefighters, volunteers and charity workers are providing round-the-clock support for those devastated by the ongoing bushfires.
To help those on the frontline of the recovery effort, a donation can be made to the following organisations and charities.
NSW Rural Fire Service
The NSW Rural Fire Service is at the frontline of efforts to contain flames that are burning across the state.
You can donate to the organisation via credit card or via direct deposit:
Account Name: NSW Rural Fire Service
Bank: Westpac BSB: 032-001 Account No: 171051
To request a receipt please email your name, date of deposit, amount and address to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheques and money orders can be posted to:
NSW Rural Fire Service
Locked Bag 17,
Granville NSW 2142
Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital is a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility assisting koalas impacted by the recent bushfires.
More than 350 of the native marsupials have already perished and more work is needed to help rehabilitate koalas who are dehydrated and suffering from burns and smoke inhalation.
The Salvation Army
Salvation Army Emergency Services teams have been deployed to bushfire regions in New South Wales and Queensland.
Crews will be working to provide ongoing care, offer immediate assistance like food and shelter, help reach isolated families and provide essential items.
Australian Red Cross
The Australian Red Cross is assisting communities in regions devastated by bushfires.
Donations to the Red Cross can be made at any Commonwealth Bank branch in New South Wales or Queensland, or online at the Red Cross website.
You can also donate via phone between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday by calling Red Cross on 1800 733 276.
Thread Together is a charitable group that sources new and excess clothing from fashion retailers before making them available to communities in need.
The organisation is looking for distribution partners on the ground in fire zones to help receive clothing and distribute it to residents.
If your company can assist with handing out items please contact the Thread Together office on 1300 003 789 or email email@example.com