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Wednesday, 24 July, 2019,17:27

Black Saturday

After The Ashes. Pt II.

BY ROSLYN JAGUAR
PHOTOS BY NICKI CONNOLLY
In the days after devastating bushfires tore through Marysville in the scorching summer of 2009, Leading Senor Constable Peter Collyer made a telling prediction.

After the Ashes. Part I.

BY ROSLYN JAGUAR
PHOTOS BY NICKI CONNOLLY
February 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires, one of the worst natural disasters in the state’s history. Police Life spoke to two police officers in Marysville and Kinglake about the devastation of the bushfires and the renewal and recovery of their communities.

Sometimes the media helps heal

Late last week whilst listening to ABC Radio Melbourne ‘Drive’ with Rafael Epstein, the editor of Kinglake Ranges News, Ashley Geelan, heard Epstein ask for Micheal ‘Mick’ Rogers to contact him as he couldn’t get in touch.

A time to reflect about things of fire and ash

Personal stories, reflections and photographic portraits of young people from Kinglake and police officers who experienced the 2009 Victorian bushfires feature in the Victoria Police Museum’s latest exhibition.

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