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Australia | Commission to probe devastating bushfires that destroyed large areas, including PAs

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Monday began the first hearings of a powerful inquiry into the causes of catastrophic bushfires that swept across the country, killing 33 people, destroying some 2,500 homes and razing an area the size of South Korea.


Fuelled by three years of drought, which experts have attributed to climate change, hundreds of fires, some massive in size, burned across Australia’s east coast for months before finally being extinguished in February.


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-bushfires/australia-begins-wide-ranging-enquiry-into-deadly-bushfires-idUSKBN23103R

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