As bush fires continue across the country, people are wondering how best to support families affected by the disaster.
There are multiple calls for financial donations, and others for material goods. So what is the most helpful way to get involved?
Jessica Macpherson is the CEO of the charity, St Kilda Mums. Her organisation has been helping families in need since 2009.
Jessica explains the simplest way to help families suffering right now.
For more links on how you can support families in need, St Kilda Mums have provided suggestions at their website.