CFMEU Members Affected by Bushfire

CFMEU Manufacturing - we are here to help you


CFMEU Manufacturing is here to help

Your Union wants to provide support and assistance to you through this difficult time and in the months to come.  Initially we can provide assistance with completing claim paperwork; insurance; financial advice and other practical support.  In the coming weeks we will be working on other ways we can help.  Call us on 1800 060 556. We are available from 7.30AM – 5.00PM EST Monday to Friday to assist you.

To receive further information about how the CFMEU can assist you, please register your details below.

Want to help those who have been impacted by the fires? Click here to donate to the CFMEU Manufacturing Bushfire Relief Fund

CFMEU Members Affected by Bushfire

Bushfire Assistance – Immediate Federal Payments

There are two types of immediate payments available from the Australian Government for people who have been seriously affected by bushfires. Click here for information on grants available through charity groups and State Governments.


Disaster Recovery Payment

If your home has been destroyed, is uninhabitable, smoke damaged or contaminated by sewerage click here for information about what you can receive and how to claim.

Disaster Recovery Allowance

If your employment has been affected by the bushfire crisis and you are unable to work click here for information about what you can receive and how to claim.


Authorised by Michael O'Connor, National Secretary,165 Bouverie Street Carlton 3053