Ash Brennan will never forget New Year’s Eve 2019. At the height of what has come to be known as Australia's “Black Summer” bushfire emergency, he lost his house in a raging firestorm that hit Conjola Park on the New South Wales south coast. Read the full story here.

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On the morning of New Year’s Eve 2019, the day that would end with her NSW South Coast home and art studio razed to the ground by bushfires, artist Penny Lovelock shut herself inside and played the clarinet. Read the full article here.