Poems from Strathewen Bushfire

The Black Saturday bushfires of Saturday 7 February 2009 impacted our local area, in particular the City of Whittlesea and Shire of Nillumbik.  In the aftermath, a local photographer took some photographs which were donated to Yarra Plenty Regional Library last year.  They have since been added to our YPRL Local History Flickr account.  Poems…
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Remembering Black Saturday

"From Whittlesea, we saw this monstrous cloud covering right across and extremely high over Mt Disappointment. But never realised, never for an instance, thought the fire was racing at high speed across the mountain, totally concealed by this mount of dense smoke cloud..." So wrote Matt days after Black Saturday in February 2009. Recently Matt…
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Photos in a Bowl

  New item added to local history collection at Mill Park Library. Photos in a bowl: stories from Kinglake stories from Kinglake before and after the disastrous fires of Black Saturday, February 7 2009 edited by Vivein Achia…
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