Latest figures show that well over one hundred million dollars’ worth of bushfire relief donations are still being held back by charities, more than six months on from the fires. #60Mins
Bushfire emergency relief: 'People shouldn't have to jump through hoops to get help'
'Why are we still struggling?' ask Australia bushfire victims - after hundreds of millions of dollars were raised for bushfire relief
“In defence of Celeste, she had the best of intentions and we thank her very much" @NSWRFS Commissioner Rob Rogers joined us after a judge ruled the $51 million raised for bushfire relief by Celeste Barber cannot be shared with charities or victims.
Australians dug deep this summer, helping to raise more than $50 million in bushfire relief in an online campaign from Aussie comedian Celeste Barber. But hopes the money could be shared more widely than the New South Wales Rural Fire Service have been dashed.
The OFFICIAL Fire Fight Australia T-shirt is available now. 100% of proceeds from this limited edition T-shirt are going to Australian bushfire relief.
Incredible presentation at @ASB_Classic ! First @serenawilliams meets the legendary Ruia Morrison... ...then she announces she will donate her prize money (and a dress from each of her matches) to the bushfire relief effort!
A number of the world's top tennis stars, including Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, have agreed to play in an exhibition match to raise funds for Australia's bushfire relief.