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This sanitized hillside will probably take decades to regenerate. It was virtually sterilized by the Black Saturday Bushfires; which killed over 270 people and burned thousands of homes. My heart hurts to see this damage and feel the sadness of those left behind or who survived that horrific experience. Hell came to Earth that day. May this never happen again...

After losing the family home in the Black Saturday bushfires, loving mum and wife Sharon is facing yet another battle as she fights for her life against cancer. #mum #love #family #itsMYCAUSE #friends #crowdfunding #fundraising #survivor #cancer

from BuzzFeed

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009

from Bitten by the Travel Bug

A Scar Across the Ridge: The Rebirth of Marysville


On February 7, 2009, the “Black Saturday Bushfires” became the worst natural disaster in Australia’s history.

After the deadly Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, architects provided free consultations and designs for bushfire-resistant homes. Only a few were built

When filmmaker Celeste Geer witnessed the destruction of her town, Strathewen, in Victoria's Black Saturday bushfires, she set about documenting its impact on the community...and how the members of the community supported each other on the long road to recovery. You can watch "Then The Wind Changed" on beamafilm here