The Wairewa Community Recovery Committee is a representative group of and for community members. The committee formed in the wake of the 2019- 2020 Eastern Australian Bushfires.

The committee has taken carriage of planning and implementing recovery projects not only to re-establish the community but also to ensure residents, businesses and tradespeople's income was assured.

The committee meets fortnightly to develop ideas to re-establish the community connectedness, develop projects and apply for funding and grants to improve community resources and to provide social events for all age groups.

Wairewa Community Recovery Committee


Welcome to the Wairewa community. We're a small Victorian rural community within the local government area of East Gippsland.

This website has been created by the Wairewa Community Recovery Committee. The website aims to be an online space for our community to remain updated and connected on current projects, news and environmental restoration.

Wairewa community members in front of the Railway Bridge under construction

Wairewa community members in front of the damaged Railway Bridge during it's reconstruction after it was burnt in the 2019/2020 Black Summer bushfires.