All of us here at Geelong Gallery are heartbroken by the destruction of communities, livelihoods and wildlife across our country.

Our thoughts are with those Australians affected by the bushfires and the loss and devastation they continue to suffer.

To the firefighters, emergency services workers and volunteers working tirelessly to protect our communities—thank you.

Show your support by donating to CFA (Country Fire Authority)NSW Rural Fire ServiceSA Country Fire ServiceAustralian Red CrossWildlife Victoria and WIRES.

Geelong Gallery will contribute all funds in our donations box to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal and will continue to encourage additional support from our visitors.

Image: Donald Ramsay 'After the fire, Yarra Ranges II' 2009
oil on board. Geelong Gallery, gift of the artist.
Reproduced courtesy of the artist