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What were the Black Saturday bush fires like?
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What to do when you have lost everything?

This report shows the impact of the 2009 Black Saturday fires in Victoria on families, animals and communities.

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Imagine a bad bush fire has affected your community. How could you look out for each other?

Hey Firestormers!

Look out for each other when disaster strikes.

  • Fire experiences,
  • Recover,
  • People,
  • After a bush fire,
  • Black Saturday bush fires


One year on from the 2019/2020 summer catastrophic bushfires, the Central Coast Council took time to say ‘thank you’ to the volunteers, frontline workers and residents who helped to protect the community and give back during one of the most devastating natural disasters the Coast has ever seen. The bush fires of summer 2019/20 will leave a lasting impact on us all. As we hear the unique stories of 15 courageous locals who gave so much during this time, one common theme shines through: the strength, resilience and spirit of the Central Coast community.

When things are at their worse you often see people at their best.

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