Poetry

Royal Commission

We need better systems to warn people in the bush. We had no idea of the terrible danger. Living up here you get used to the heat, the northerlies. Twenty seven dead in a town of 200. We had no idea of the terrible danger. No-one could predict the speed—the wind, the fire. Twenty seven dead in a town of 200. We weren’t even mentioned on the website. No-one could predict the speed—the wind, the fire. The sound like a dozen Hercules screaming their lungs out. We weren’t even mentioned on the website. I had 3 water tanks and an…

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