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Canberra universities pitch in to beat bushfire recovery deadlines

Staff members from ANU and UC will donate their time to help Queanbeyan residents affected by last summer’s bushfires complete their paperwork in time to gain access to financial aid from the...

Bushfire recovery one year on

The idea that the bushfire recovery efforts one year on have our coastal neighbours recovered and moved into new homes is a misconception, according to the national online charity GIVIT, who say...

Men’s Sheds help with ‘second wave’ of bushfire recovery

Weston Creek Men’s Shed is coordinating with the Quaama Men’s Shed to send a second shipping container of donated tools and craft supplies to fire-affected residents in the NSW Bega Valley.

Volunteers honoured as National Museum takes in NSW SES uniform

The National Museum of Australia today took an SES uniform into its collection for the first time, while also launching a new website.

Volunteers weed for bushfire recovery

A group of local volunteers joined forces with ACT Parks in Namadgi National Park over the weekend, working to help restore the land following the Orroral Valley bushfires last summer.

Braidwood Heritage Centre to boost bushfire recovery

More than just a “pie stop” on the way to the coast, the NSW town of Braidwood will soon showcase its heritage best in a new tourist attraction, thanks to funding from the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund.

Bushfire recovery package excludes Queanbeyan, Braidwood

A Senate Estimates Committee has heard the National Bushfire Recovery Agency was not consulted on eligibility requirements for a recent bushfire recovery package that excluded Queanbeyan, Braidwood and several other affected communities.

Satellite images reveal Black Summer bushfire damage

Satellite imagery released following the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfire season shows the full extent of devastating damage through NSW and could be the key to mitigating future fire risk.

Research to assist koala recovery after fire

Koalas have been thrust into the spotlight recently following the devastation of the Black Summer bushfires and reports they may become extinct in NSW by 2050.

More of Namadgi National Park reopened to public

Parts of Namadgi National Park are now welcoming visitors once again, following the devastating Orroral Valley bushfires which burnt more than 80% of the area.

Insurance reforms needed ahead of next summer’s bushfire season

Home insurance affordability is a key concern ahead of the next bushfire season, a Senate Finance Committee has heard.
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