Bushfires 2012


Dubbo’s $6550 donation

Dubbo’s $6550 donation

Six weeks after the Sir Ivan fire tore through the Warrumbungle Shire donations continue to flow in.  

Sunday concert for a cause

Sunday concert for a cause

A group of local musicians are putting their passion to good use in raising funds for recovery efforts at the Sir Ivan fire ground.  

Support still flowing in for victims

Support still flowing in for victims

Efforts to assist people affected by the Sir Ivan Fire are continuing more than a month after the bushfire devastated country east of Dunedoo.  

Fencing materials needed

Fencing materials needed

The increasing need for fencing material is becoming more urgent as BlazeAid volunteers continue stripping out old fence lines destroyed by the Sir Ivan Fire.  

Jason Owen helps Sir Ivan victims

Jason Owen helps Sir Ivan victims

An Australian singer who calls Dubbo home has joined efforts in raising funds for the fire-affected community east of Dunedoo.  

Our Say: The long fight is just starting for fire victims

Our Say: The long fight is just starting for fire victims

Only when you visit the fire-hit areas of the Warrumbungle local government area do you get a true understanding of the devastation. We now have a duty to offer ongoing support for the victims as they find their feet.  

Overflowing with donations

Overflowing with donations

“We are only taking food and water. Unfortunately we have to refuse clothes, toys, electricals...we have been inundated and have no room”, a sign at the entrance stated.  

Power of people | Video, Photos

Power of people | Video, Photos

“BlazeAid work on the principle of mates helping mates, just ordinary Aussies out there helping ordinary Aussies.”  

Feeding army of helpers

Feeding army of helpers

It’s a case of volunteers helping volunteers at Dunedoo as the community comes together in the aftermath of the Sir Ivan fire.  

Volunteers to heal wounds

Volunteers to heal wounds

BlazeAid volunteers help with more than just fencing, according to coordinator Laurie Dawson.  

Recovery will take years

Recovery will take years

BlazeAid volunteers will begin replacing fences on Monday, but the recovery is just getting started.  



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