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Making sense of the Black Summer

Making sense of the Black Summer

Update: 2020-05-051
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Thousands of Australians had their homes and lives destroyed by last summer’s bushfires, and now the pandemic is shattering their plans to rebuild. As the royal commission examining our Black Summer begins, experts say the climate crisis will leave even more people vulnerable. Today, Rick Morton on what happens when a pandemic follows a natural disaster.


Guest: Senior reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton.


Background reading:

Black Summer bushfire inquiries begin in The Saturday Paper

The Saturday Paper

The Monthly


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Making sense of the Black Summer

Making sense of the Black Summer