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Local fire information
A total fire ban is in effect for all parts of Tasmania
To help or donate
Red Cross Tasmanian Bushfires appeal - www.redcross.org.au, 1800 811 700, or send a cheque or money order with a note that it is for the Tasmanian Bushfires Appeal 2013 to:
Australian Red Cross Supporter Service
GPO Box 2957
Melbourne VIC 8060
Facebook page Tassie fires - we can help
Federal Government help - The federal government has sent a mobile services centre to Tasmania to deliver emergency funding to bushfire victims. Emergency Services Minister Nicola Roxon said those affected could apply for emergency funding of up to $1000 per adult, and $400 per child.
For more information about the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment, go to humanservices.gov.au/disaster or call the Australian Government Information Line on 180 22 66 from 8am to 8pm (local time), seven days.
For information on friends or relatives affected by the Tasmanian bushfires call 1800 727 077