In 2020, the black summer Australia experienced changed the perspective of Australians living in regional areas, particularly in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.

The bushfires actioned the Bushfire Royal Commission, which gave recommendations to avoid a future catastrophe.

A year has passed, and bushfire survivors are pledging the Federal government to act immediately on the report.

Produced By: Wing Kuang

Featured In Story: Fiona Lee – Member of Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action, and Alan March – Professor at theFaculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne.

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 28 October 2021