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The information contained in this website was originally produced in response to the Victorian bushfires in February 2009. The information is designed and intended to provide general information on legal topics, current at the time of publication. The contents do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. You should seek legal advice in relation to your individual circumstances and any particular matters you may have.

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Reproducing material from Disaster Legal Help

Material from this website may be reproduced, as long as sources are acknowledged, by government agencies and legal and community sector organisations that are developing disaster response plans and materials for communities. The information contained in this website is designed and intended to provide general information for Victorians on legal topics, current at the time of publication. The contents do not constitute legal advice, are not intended as a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such.

The material on this website is produced with the pro bono assistance of Aitken Partners, Minter Ellison, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Clayton Utz, Ashurst, Russell Kennedy, Telstra, Transport Accident Commission, Denis Nelthorpe, Holding Redlich, Thomson Geer, King & Wood Mallesons, DLA Piper, McKean Park Lawyers, the State Coroner’s Office, the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, the Supreme Court Probate Office, Jobwatch, the Consumer Action Law Centre, Fitzroy Legal Service, the Tenant’s Union of Victoria, Homeless Persons Legal Clinic, and Consumer Affairs Victoria.