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New Instagram Page Designed To Help Aussie Businesses Rebuild After The Bushfires

Australian icon, Turia Pitt, has launched an Instagram page to help sustain the profits of the small businesses affected by the fires.

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There’s no doubt that the recent and ongoing bushfires will impact our country for the foreseeable future.

Amongst those affected are countless small, independent businesses, many of which heavily rely on tourism to survive.

In an attempt to help these businesses, renowned bushfire survivor, Turia Pitt, and her Marketing & Content Manager, Grace McBride, have created ‘Spend With Them’, an Instagram page solely for promoting businesses impacted by the fires.

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Fires have ravaged towns and devastated communities across Australia. It’s been going on for months. And once they’re finally over, it won’t be over for many of the local businesses in the towns you’re seeing on the TV and hearing about on the radio. A lot of these places (like my home in Mollymook and Mallacoota, Kangaroo Island, Eden etc) rely on the tourist dollar for their very survival. I’ve been motivated by Tegan Webber’s #GoWithEmptyEskys campaign and by the legends at @buyfromthebush. And so this is what I’m doing. I’ve created this account (@spendwiththem), a place to feature businesses in fire-affected towns. So, if you want to buy something (now, or in the future), check out the stuff we feature here on this page and buy something from one of these businesses. Spend your money with the people and the communities who really, truly need it. They need you. We need you. This is a way to put money directly in the pockets of the people and communities who need it the most, and need it NOW. Long after the threat is over and the choppers stop flying overhead. Long after summer ends and the wail of sirens ceases in the streets. Help them rebuild. Make them feel heard. Spend with them. And, if you’re a business in a fire-affected town, please send us a DM with some product pics and your website details and we’ll feature you. Much love to all of you, donating, spending, and doing everything you can. I’m blown away. Turia xx #spendwiththem

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If your business is in a fire-affected town and urgently needs help, you can send @spendwiththem a direct message with images of your product, to be featured on the page.

In an Instagram post, Turia states, “[Spend With Them] is a place to feature businesses in fire-affected towns … spend your money with the people and the communities who really, truly need it. They need you. We need you”.  

Since the page launched, it has gained 91.3k followers and counting, reflecting the extensive support the cause is gaining.

South Australian business Vinteloper has already been featured, with the winery having been severely impacted by the December fires.

On the social platform, Turia states how the page is a way of putting money “directly into the pockets” of the people and communities who need it most and need it now.  

To see all of the businesses featured on the page and the variety of products you can purchase, visit @spendwiththem Instagram page.

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