'We all need fire care': NSW turns to mental health recovery expert after fires

  • 📰 smh
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 44 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Quality Score:
  • News: 21%
  • Publisher: 80%

Australia Headlines News

Australia Latest News,Australia Headlines

The Berejiklian government has enlisted one of the world's leading experts on the mental health impact of disasters to help lead the long-term recovery of the devastating bushfire season NSWfires

The Berejiklian government has enlisted one of the world's leading experts on the mental health impact of disasters to help lead the long-term recovery of the devastating bushfire season.YouTube

Professor McFarlane has been appointed as an expert consultant by Mental Health Minister Bronnie Taylor, who said his experience would be invaluable as the state recovers.last month, Professor McFarlane said the horror of facing a bushfire and then losing everything was often greater than other natural disasters, such as a flood, and the mental health impacts often emerged years later.

"I don't want to see tragedy follow tragedy," Mr Constance said. "I want anyone affected in any way, shape or form to seek our support, either through their own community group or privately through one of our amazing networks. "The mental health of the people in fire ravaged communities is incredibly important [and] we want to make sure that as people rebuild their lives, they also rebuild their sense of wellbeing," she said.


Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.

Someone should assess her mental health

Better to purchase enough Water Bombers Re hire forestry fire fighter's Have Canada & U.S. train fire Jumpers to respond quickly prevention first Get that Local Government Minister & that Disaster of a Minister In & form a plan to use Council Equipment & staff next emergency

We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 /  🏆 6. in AU

Australia Latest News, Australia Headlines

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

'Hearts have been broken': Victims remembered at NSW bushfires state memorialThe families of those killed in recent NSWfires came together at a state memorial service that paid tribute to those affected by the deadly bushfire season. But no one could take their eyes of Charlotte O'Dwyer and Harvey Keaton, both 2 and now fatherless
Source: smh - 🏆 6. / 80 Read more »

NSW police to undergo training to better respond to people with autism | Sky News AustraliaNSW police will be better equipped to respond to people with autism after an Australia-first training program.\n\nPolice will be taught to recognize tell-tale signs of autism to help them respond better to people on the spectrum. \n\nIn Australia, one in 70 have been diagnosed with autism and are 20 times more likely to come into contact with the authorities. \n\n\n Wow I never knew that the police helped communists and Socialists! good to understand autism..but should refer for medical help and care if an issue in community.. That's a good idea because they might die of shock if police crash tackle team get too enthusiastic
Source: SkyNewsAust - 🏆 7. / 78 Read more »

'Major stoush' between NSW and Federal govt over bushfire recovery | Sky News AustraliaPolitical Editor Andrew Clennell says Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Royal Commission announcement last week “raised again the issues of tension between the Federal and NSW governments”. \n\nThe announcement outlined future circumstances where the federal government “might intervene” in areas that are usually “state responsibility”, such as hazard reduction and allowing defence forces in “without state permission”. \n \nMr Clennell told Sky News there was a “major stoush” and “at one stage things had deteriorated so much that Premier Gladys Berejiklian was refusing the prime minister’s calls when they were looking to work out the bushfire cleanup arrangements”.\n\nHe said Mr Morrison reportedly “initially questioned the funding of the $800 million to one billion clean up on a 50\u002F50 basis because of the cost and believed the scope of the proposal was outside the Black Saturday arrangements employed in Victoria in 2009”. \n\n“NSW sources do question why the prime minister was questioning this issue given some of his comments in January about doing anything it takes to fund recovery from the crisis” he said. \n\n“The Premier's office has not denied this business with not taking the prime ministers calls or the dispute over funding' but “Mr Morrison denies quibbling over the fund or any problem with his relationship with the premier.”\n\nImage: Getty
Source: SkyNewsAust - 🏆 7. / 78 Read more »

NSW bushfire victims to be honoured with public state memorialThe devastating and lingering impact of the NSW bushfire crisis will be marked with a public state memorial Better to pay for their funerals and give the money directly to their next of kin, who are probably struggling to make ends meet without them.
Source: SBSNews - 🏆 3. / 89 Read more »

More greyhound mass graves 'will be found' as NSW regulator 'muzzled' by restrictionsThe independent regulator established by the NSW Government to clean up the greyhound industry admits it does not have the power to monitor all dogs once they no longer race. That's nothing compared to the illegal dog fighting graves This wouldn't be an issue if they raced french bulldogs, everyone would adopt This is cruel and should be banned but the people in power ar e weak!
Source: abcnews - 🏆 5. / 83 Read more »

'Utter rubbish': Minister accuses NSW of bullying other states over NDISThe federal minister responsible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, says NSW is bullying the other states by demanding disability funding that he claims would be spent on other projects Does he not own a mirror? Can you really believe Stuart Robert? He hasn't been totally honest with the Taxpayers in the past Just think RoboDebt, what about his outrageous internet claim what was it 33 grand for a month's internet use
Source: smh - 🏆 6. / 80 Read more »