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Sunday, 26 May, 2019,21:29

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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.

McGowan visits Kinglake

Last week Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan visited Kinglake, Strath Creek, Flowerdale and Violet Town to speak with the community and meet author Melanie Harris-Brady about her book, Ten Years On, a personal account of the Black Saturday bushfires and the decade that followed.

2019 Annual Black Stumps Day

Since 2009 Black Saturday affected communities have come together for a round-robin of Super 8 cricket in a family-friendly day with Kinglake this year hosting the event.

There will be an Under 10’s and Under 12s competition from 9am before seniors commence around 11.30am.

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