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HEAVY DAMAGE BY BUSHFIRES

20 July 1951, Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954), page 6

…Fires lit by the government do seem to occur more often and the enforced preservation of dangerous trees close to houses may do more damage than before that nonsense began. However bushfires in July do not seem to happen as often now. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/57112596 ?…

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To the Editor of the Herald.

30 October 1862, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 5

…September and October fires seem to occur less often too. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/13236363 ?…

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The Advertiser. ADELAIDE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1863. REVIEW.

10 November 1863, The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), page 2

…Wednesday bushfires were observed in several parts of the horizon, affording conclusive evidence of the heat of the weather. As the atmosphère is so arid at this early season, wo may anticipate one of the hottest summers ever experienced.” 1863 Our first arrival at the Victoria was in September. The whole country was parched, the vegetation dried up, and bush-fires were frequent. The heat of the day was not followed by a cool night. Though the maximum heat was not exces sive, rarely exceeding 114 ° Fahr, the the minimum was very high, seldom falling below 80° at any time, http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/31829833 ?…

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SYDNEY SUMMARY.

8 October 1862, Goulburn Herald (NSW : 1860 - 1864), page 3

…Siliggy October 28, 2013 at 10:42 am September October 1862 It is not kniown whether the deceased perished in the recent bush fires http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/102587806 ?…

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1865.

30 October 1865, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 4

…Siliggy October 28, 2013 at 10:42 am September October 1862 It is not kniown whether the deceased perished in the recent bush fires http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/102587806 ? October 1865. A heavy bushfire (the Ararat Advertiser reports) was raging during the whole of Tuesday and Wednesday, on the northern end of the Grampian Ranges, in the direction of Rose’s Gap. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5775890 ?…

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BONDED STOCKS.

2 November 1867, Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), page 5

…the deceased perished in the recent bush fires http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/102587806 ? October 1865. A heavy bushfire (the Ararat Advertiser reports) was raging during the whole of Tuesday and Wednesday, on the northern end of the Grampian Ranges, in the direction of Rose’s Gap. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5775890 ? October 1867 One might almost call it Black Thursday on a small scale; the weather was dreadfully hot, being more like a December than an October day, and the wind blowing at times in heavy squalls, the bush-fires making- the heat all hot unbearable. I am sorry to have to record the burning of several homesteads. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/60846598 ?…

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The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1868.

14 October 1868, The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), page 2

…Siliggy October 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm October 1868 Last night the sky in various directions was red with the glare of bush fires, http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/1310453 ?…

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1866.

8 October 1866, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 4

…Siliggy October 28, 2013 at 5:57 pm Also from 1868. bush fires are less frequent than of old http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5775315 ?…