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ACT ESA commissioner Georgeina Whelan ‘had not seen’ images taken from helicopter of Orroral Valley bushfire




The head of the ACT’s Emergency Services Agency (ESA) said she had not seen photos of the ignition point of a fire that burned 80 per cent of Namadgi National Park before the ABC published them yesterday.

Defence personnel aboard a damaged helicopter that sparked the blaze took pictures as they flew away from the grass fire, which went on to burn through more than one third of the ACT’s land footprint and destroy homes across the border in New…

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