Twenty years on from Canberra bushfires

By Poppy Johnston
Updated January 15 2023 - 7:03am, first published 7:00am
It's 20 years since bushfires swept through Canberra, killing four people and destroying suburbs. (Alan Porritt/AAP PHOTOS)
It's 20 years since bushfires swept through Canberra, killing four people and destroying suburbs. (Alan Porritt/AAP PHOTOS)

It's been 20 years since the worst bushfires in Canberra's history killed four people, destroyed hundreds of homes and blackened most of the territory's surrounding bush and farmland.

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