Camping in the shadow of a catastrophe

Ellaine Downie and her husband were holidaying in Gippsland over the New Year break and simply weren't prepared for what would unfold over the next five days.

Victorians urged to be ready for fire season

Emergency authorities are warning Victorians to prepare themselves for a significant bushfire season. Recent rains have fuelled substantial grass growth, which will increase the likelihood of fire once temperature rises.