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Early learning services and schools can play a critical role in supporting communities to respond and recover from the bushfire crisis, whether they have been directly or indirectly affected by the fires. While the physical impact of the bushfire crisis is obvious, the mental health impact may not be. An online resource pack has been developed to support educators in looking after themselves and the children and young people in their care as they return from holidays.24 Jan 2020
The IEU has compiled a list of services and resources available to people affected by the ongoing bushfire disaster. This list is not exhaustive, and further information may continue to be added if appropriate.22 Jan 2020
Children attending child care and students in bushfire-declared communities will receive additional mental health support, according to Minister for Education Dan Tehan.21 Jan 2020
We are collecting information and stories from members who have been either directly, or indirectly, affected by the ongoing bushfire disaster. These stories and anecdotes, with your permission, may be included in the upcoming edition of Newsmonth, and in ongoing negotiations with employers.16 Jan 2020
Understanding and responding to trauma following a natural disaster – advice for early childhood teachers
Community Early Learning Australia has produced a useful article with advice for dealing with the bushfire trauma, including self care for early childhood teachers and addressing the needs of young children who may have experienced trauma.15 Jan 2020