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No quick fixes offered for state's 'Black Summer'

Hopes were high that hearings might shed fresh light on what succeeded and failed in last season's "Black Summer". So far, there has been a lot of talk without any clear breakthroughs.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Hundreds of species at risk of extinction after Australia's Black Summer bushfires

More than 300 animal and plant species listed as threatened nationally were in the path of the Black Summer bushfires, with many at risk of extinction now.
SBS - Published

Summer bushfires an ecological disaster

More than 300 animal and plant species listed as threatened nationally were in the path of the Black Summer bushfires, with many at risk of extinction now.
SBS - Published

Bushfire haze killed 455 people and reached 80 per cent of Australia, royal commission hears

Experts giving evidence to the royal commission into the 'Black Summer' bushfires say far more people were impacted by the lingering smoke haze than the actual fires.
SBS - Published

Australia's 'Black Summer' bushfires 'not a one-off event', royal commission hears

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements has started its hearings with a focus on the changing global climate.
SBS - Published

Bushfire protesters descend on parliament demanding politicians cut ties with coal

Bushfire survivors have used burnt debris from the blazes of this Black Summer to create a trail of destruction from Parliament to a mining lobby group's office.
SBS - Published

Black Summer

Even those most keenly alert to the bushfire danger were blindsided by the epic scale of what was to come.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

‘This is the Black Summer’: Federal MPs spend first day back reflecting on bushfires

Federal MPs have used the first day of Parliament to mourn, honour and reflect on the devastation of this summer’s bushfire crisis.
SBS - Published

Scott Morrison moves to set up royal commission into 'Black Summer' bushfires

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has written to state and territory leaders seeking their agreement to a royal commission into the deadly "Black Summer".
SBS - Published

'We owe it to those we have lost': Scott Morrison calls for royal commission into bushfires

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has written to state and territory leaders seeking their agreement to a royal commission into the deadly 'Black Summer'.
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