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Bushfire

The women who were prepared for COVID-19 before it hit Australia

coronavirus, The Canberra Hospital, COVID-19, coronavirus, International Women's Day When Australia got its first case of COVID-19, people were rightly panicked. To many on the wards of the Canberra Hospital, the virus was still the great unknown - but not to Wendy Beckingham. Her infection prevention and control team had…
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March 7, 2021
Bushfire

Winery sues WA Government agency for more than $500k

A winery owner is suing a West Australian Government agency and its contractor for more than $500,000 over damage to its vintage caused by a devastating fire it says started on a government-owned timber planation. Key points:A winery is suing the WA Forest Products Commission and contractor after a bushfireThere…
bubmag
February 10, 2021
Bushfire

Firefighters contain Australian blaze with rain forecast

The bushfire near Perth destroyed dozens of homes and scorched more than 10,000 hectares Australian firefighters have managed to contain a bushfire burning near Perth, authorities said Saturday, allowing them to downgrade the blaze which has destroyed 86 homes. Despite another night battling the fire amid strong winds on the…
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February 6, 2021
Bushfire

Whatever happened to… the Australian bushfires

On this episode of the Global News podcast Whatever Happened To…?, journalist Erica Vella revisits Australian bushfires that started in 2019. Following years of drought, Australia was ravaged by sweeping bushfires that began in 2019; 33 people were killed and thousands of others were displaced. Bushfires are an annual threat…
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January 28, 2021