Tag: <span>bush</span>

Volunteer fire units prepare for hot, dry summer season in bush capital

Posted December 13, 2015 12:16:21 Right after the 2003 Canberra bushfires claimed 4 lives and destroyed hundreds of residences, a group of volunteers decided to join the frontline to defend the bush capital from future fire risk. Over the previous decade, the Community Fire Unit (CFU) has grown to more than 1,000 members and Canberra…


Fugitive who hid in Queensland bush camp returned to WA

Posted December 12, 2015 23:03:20 A drug trafficker who was located hiding in bushland in Queensland in October has been returned to Western Australia to serve out his sentence. Bernd Neumann was recaptured 20 months following fleeing from guards for the duration of a supervised sporting occasion in February 2014. He was 3 years into…


Fearless bush jillaroo on the toughest ride of her life

Posted December 06, 2015 09:36:37 Silent. Misunderstood. Killer. This is the story of a young woman who wasn’t going to let her acquired brain injury destroy her. By Kristy O’Brien Infographic: Quita Docking (correct) pictured with very best buddy Cody Hollingsworth before her accident. (Supplied: Gladys Docking) It is the silent, unspoken killer amongst us,…