Watching this comprehensive report on the bushfires and the recovery operation gave me a real feel for the before, the during and the after. And this gripping, heart-wrenching and heart-warming program reminded me of all the wonderful things about the true Aussie spirit.
After the Firestorm: An ABC News Special
At the end of a week of devastation, Barrie Cassidy presents a one-hour news special, reflecting on those left injured and homeless, and what lies ahead. There will be discussion from local community members about their experiences, as well as debate about the main issues affecting them. As the recovery operation in Victoria moves into full swing, the focus is on switching to the lessons that can be learnt from this tragedy.