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Has COVID-19 stopped the rebuilding after the bushfires? Dick Adams was a deputy police commissioner but he says he has never seen a disaster of this scale and it is his job to fix the coast. He is a recovery coordinator. His first job is to clear the remnants of razed homes and to rebuild community infrastructure. Sir Peter Cosgrove is running the business council response to the blazes. The people he has met in the Malua Bay region are "temporal saints," he says. Find out from the people you have met in this podcast what their plans are now. Who will rebuild and who is planning to move on. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
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Published 04/10/20
Heroes are easy to find in Malua Bay. Raj Gupta is a lifesaver. Too humble to talk about his own fire losses, he would rather talk about the patients who come to his Malua Bay pharmacy. He opened it in the wake of the fires and dispensed medicine in the dark for free. Ken Sloan is the man you...
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Amid the horror, one thing is sure in Malua Bay. No one will be the same. We speak to Lifeline about how they are helping people come to terms with the trauma. Post traumatic stress is already apparent in many who stared down the flames and survived. For information regarding your data privacy,...
Published 03/27/20