Black Saturday

Collection by Steve Ansell


Commemorating the 2009 fires which devastated Central Victoria and beyond

Steve Ansell
Hand-crafted wooden figures at Bruno’s Art Sculpture Garden, Marysville, Victoria, Australia. Sadly, these were destroyed in terrible bushfires. Marysville Victoria, Decoration Branches, Wood Sculpture, Sculpture Garden, Tree Carving, 3d Fantasy, Wow Art, Victoria Australia, Parcs

100 Best Towns In Australia #56 Marysville, VIC

Once referred to as “God’s own garden,” Marysville, hidden in a valley just an hour northeast of Melbourne, was utterly devastated by the Black Saturday bushfires of February 2009. Beloved for its tree-shrouded streetscapes and

Photograph by Alex Coppel, My Shot A fire truck quickly leaves the scene of the mammoth Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia. The fires claimed nearly 200 lives and homes in Bushfires In Australia, Black Saturday, Wild Fire, Into The Fire, Weather Underground, Victoria Australia, Water Damage, Extreme Weather, Natural Disasters

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Black Saturday victims win $33m

THE victims of a Black Saturday bushfire in Victoria's northeast have won a compensation settlement worth almost $33 million.

A firefighter rescues a koala.Here he is quenching the thirst of the koala during the rescue operation of the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in Amor Animal, Mundo Animal, Black Saturday, Black Friday, Powerful Pictures, Faith In Humanity Restored, Thought Provoking, Animal Rescue, Cute Animals

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Ginger uses up all her nine lives

SHE lost nine toes, a paw pad and parts of her ears, but nothing could stop Ginger bouncing back from the horror of Black Saturday.