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Tag: Bushfires

Latty the koala’s little Christmas miracle

What a difference 12 months makes. The recovery of an orphan koala joey at Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary has brought hope as the local community remembers the devastating impact of the 2019−20 Black...

Channel your inner farmer for a cause

Embrace your inner farmer for a cause this month and host a COVIDSafe event as Rural Aid shares a televised charity concert to help our farmers who have been hit hard in...

Lake Macquarie woman charged over alleged bushfire assistance fraud

A woman will face court next month after being charged with alleged bushfire-related fraud offences in Lake Macquarie. Strike Force Roche was established by several police districts within the Northern Region to investigate...

Hunter Valley wineries say ‘thanks a bunch’ to domestic visitors

The Hunter Valley’s wine industry has faced its fair share of hardships in the past 12 months. From drought to bushfires and a global pandemic, some vignerons in Australia’s oldest wine region have...

Crunch time – tips to supporting HSC students

The nerves are high for Year 12 students across New South Wales today, as they prepare to sit their first HSC exam. The NSW Mental Health Commission is using the day as an...

Couple’s tireless efforts to protect life and property

Lower Hunter Firefighter Neil Mutton describes it as the worst bushfire season he has ever seen. The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) member of 42 years says the 2019/20 campaign was “a hectic...

Marine Rescue among thousands receiving thanks

Three hundred and sixty-five members of Marine Rescue NSW are among the 65,000 to receive a Bushfire Emergency Citation recognising their efforts within the State’s biggest bushfire crisis in living memory. The members’...

Putting plans in place ahead of bushfire season

Martin Siemsen wants the community to be prepared for this year’s bushfire season. The Rural Fire Service (RFS) District Manager for the Lower Hunter hopes that residents around the Hunter will attend the...
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