On the 16th of February 1983, a series of deadly bushfires devastated parts of Victoria and South Australia. Seventy five lives together with 2545 homes were lost with financial losses estimated at $1.3 billion. Many Australians living outside the region are unaware of the suffering experienced in South East South Australia. The Ash Wednesday bushfires will forever be remembered by those affected.
Filmed by Jack Brookes, Lachie Argy and Marcus Thompson
Edited by Lachie Argy and Marcus Thompson
ABC Open Producer - Marcus Thompson
Soundtrack by Rat & Co - One (壱) Uno (壹) Ein