Tathra bushfire: Former firefighter brings hope to young musicians who lost everything

Tathra bushfire: Former firefighter brings hope to young musicians who lost everything

Posted May 20, 2018 06:05:55 When retired firefighter Dean Gray heard about the bushfire that destroyed 65 homes and damaged 48 more in Tathra, his first thought was ‘that would be a tough job’. Then he wondered what he could do to help. Photo: Dean Gray (L) received the Humanitarian …

Tathra welcomes tourists over busy Easter holiday as town rebounds from devastating bushfire

Tathra welcomes tourists over busy Easter holiday as town rebounds from devastating bushfire

Posted April 02, 2018 13:30:03 Photo: Tathra Beach was a popular spot for visitors at Easter, two weeks after the bushfire. (ABC News: Kerrin Thomas) Two weeks on from a bushfire that destroyed 65 homes and damaged about 50 more in the village of Tathra, tourists are coming back in …

Trump pumpkins and Tathra oysters: daggy charm meets city slick at the Royal Easter show | Australia news

“Alpaca walkers: SEE LINDA.” The Post-it note, stuck prominently in the Sydney Royal Easter show’s admin office, is tantalising in its possibilities. On the first Sunday of the show’s 12-day run, which will bring an estimated 250,000 visitors streaming through the gates, organised chaos prevails. A display of rural pride …

Tathra bushfire: Little things helping bushfire-stricken town to heal

Tathra bushfire: Little things helping bushfire-stricken town to heal

By Vanessa Milton Updated March 23, 2018 07:57:39 Video: How Tathra’s community is healing after devastating bushfire (ABC News) Hundreds of Tathra residents were forced to flee at short notice as bushfire engulfed their tiny NSW beachside town. As they waited to learn the fate of their homes, the Bega …

Tathra bushfire: class action considered against government-owned utility | Australia news

Lawyers are investigating a potential class action over the Tathra bushfires, alleging failings by the government-owned corporation responsible for maintaining and inspecting the state’s power lines. On Thursday, the Rural Fire Service released its early findings into the cause of the fire, which destroyed 65 houses and 35 caravans and …

Tathra bushfire: Union calls for funding cut explanation; RFS finds electrical infrastructure likely cause

Tathra bushfire: Union calls for funding cut explanation; RFS finds electrical infrastructure likely cause

Updated March 22, 2018 19:40:05 Photo: Ingrid Mitchell and Deborah Naif walk through the remnants of their house on Wildlife Drive, Tathra. (ABC News: Matthew Roberts) Related Story: Tathra fire inquiry will debunk ‘filthy and disgusting’ union tactics, Minister says Related Story: More homes could have been saved in Tathra …

Tathra bushfire: NSW Rural Fire Service says power lines likely cause | Australia news

Power lines were the likely cause of the devastating bushfire that swept through the small town of Tathra on the New South Wales south coast on Sunday, a preliminary investigation has found. The investigation by the Rural Fire Service has found “electrical infrastructure on Reedy Swamp Road” as the likely …

Tathra bushfire: Family overjoyed after finding dogs left behind survived blaze unscathed

Tathra bushfire: Family overjoyed after finding dogs left behind survived blaze unscathed

Updated March 21, 2018 06:45:08 A family who endured the most anxious wait of their lives, believing their two dogs had perished in the Tathra bushfire, have cried tears of joy upon finding their pets survived the blaze. Attikus and Rosie were left behind when the family’s children were told …