Still 181 confirmed dead.
One town has all residents locked OUT as the whole town is a crime scene as the police believe that fire was deliberately lit.
Coles is donating all profit from friday 13th to help the victims. We are all goingshopping for groceries tomorrow – AND to Coles.
Flood victims in far North Queensland are donating their relief cheques to the fire victims. Instead of receiving them from their government agency, they are directing them to people who have lost everything.
At my work we have scheduled a jewellery Swap in the Boardroom Monday afternoon. the conept is as follows: we each take in items of jewellery we no longer use and donate a minimum of $10 and may choose a piece brought by someone else. We are inviting friends, and family nearby, to partake as well. All funds will go to the Bushfire appeal.
Over a million native animals have been wiped out.
The spirit of mate helping mate is alive and well. Although there are rumours of looters, there is nothing confirmed. This is a good thing.