HAVING endured the devastating loss of her home in the 2015 Pinery fire, former Hamley Bridge resident Rachel Ireland began writing as part of her journey to recovery.
AS the Hamley Bridge community continues to recover from the devastation caused by the 2015 Pinery bushfire, one primary school teacher has gone out of her way to brighten the faces of the children most heavily affected.
AFTER assisting the community through the effects of the 2015 Pinery fire for 17 months, the official Pinery Fire Recovery Program will draw to an end this Sunday.
A FORMAL review into the response of local schools during November’s Pinery fire is currently under way.
ORGANISERS of Saturday night’s Freeling Bushfire Fundraising Concert have labelled the night a big success, with the event estimated to have raised around $30,000 for Pinery fire victims.
The Pinery bushfire tore through 85,000 hectares and destroyed 91 homes, yet, according to the State Government only 30 people have applied for financial support from the state’s emergency relief fund.
THE Mallala Country Women’s Association has been busy these past couple of months, assisting with the Pinery fire-recovery effort.
REVIEWED guidelines for emergency road closures have been established to give residents quicker access to their properties before roads are officially reopened.