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$11.5 million in mental health grants to support emergency services workers affected by the bushfires

The Australian Government is investing $11.5 million in mental health services to support emergency services workers and their families impacted by the unprecedented bushfire disaster of 2019-20.

The funding is part of more than $100 million committed by the Government towards mental health support for emergency personnel, individuals and communities impacted by the Black Summer bushfires.

The grant funding will be provided directly to specialist and reputable support organisations, Black Dog Institute and Fortem Australia Limited, to deliver mental health support directly to emergency services workers and their families.

More information on the announcement: here