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OPINION: These fires have changed us

Monday 3 Feb 20 9:00am

                                           By THOMAS KENEALLY

                  author of more than 30 novels, including Schindler’s Ark


Last Australian autumn, and all through winter, a group of retired fire chiefs wanted to meet with prime minister Scott Morrison, and warn him that Australia had passed, as if through a gate, to a new level of combustibility, and that the fire peril for the coming summer would be unprecedented in length and ferocity.

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