A woman who lost her house to a bushfire in the dead of winter last year will be the face of a group supported by GetUp linking bushfires with climate change.
Janet Reynolds lost her home, and everything in it, during the NSW bushfires last year - now, she’s travelling to Parliament House, along with other bushfire survivors, to demand the government stops it happening again.
Ali Griffin still remembers driving down the highway on Black Saturday and seeing balls of fire, not knowing if her husband and daughter were safe.
As bushfires continue to rage in Tasmania, a former fire captain has called on the federal government to do more about climate change, which he said is creating fire seasons that are "longer" and "more severe".
As bushfires rage around the country, a veteran firefighter with 50 years of experience has unleashed on politicians from both major parties over their lack of action on climate change.
Decorated Australian firefighter Greg Mullins says climate change is contributing to bushfires so horrendous that homes and lives cannot be protected, and the federal government will not acknowledge the link because it has failed on emissions reduction policy.