The Saint Vincent De Paul Society in Western Australia have responded to the current bushfire crisis by launching a Vinnies WA Bushfire Recovery Appeal that will help pay for immediate needs as well as emergency accommodation and living costs. The funds will also provide long term support through financial counselling services and assistance with the financial impact of damage and loss associated with the fires. By Contributor.
Perth’s Centre for Life Marriage and Family Derek Boylen has this week recounted his experience of the Perth bushfires which came as close as 200 metres from the family home. By Theresia Titus.
Two Yanchep women in their 80s’ never imagined they would live to see their home and family business engulfed in fire, let alone in the span of just 15 minutes.