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more from bushfires

Kinglake: a reflection

After reading Karen Kissane’s book on the Black Saturday bushfires, Helen Labato visits Kinglake and hears one man’s incredible story.

ABC TV’s Jane Cowan guest lecturing on 8 March

The first of our guest lecturers in La Trobe Journalism in 2010 is the award-winning ABC journalist Jane Cowan, who covered the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires and has been reporting on the subsequent Royal Commission for ABC TV.

Black Saturday from afar

A year after Black Saturday, upstart editor Tom Cowie recalls how he learned about the ordeal those close to him suffered in the fires while he himself was in South America.