Bushfire danger period: National rating system introduced

Nadine Morton
Updated September 1 2022 - 2:04pm, first published August 9 2022 - 7:25am

Outdated science and inconsistent ratings are being ditched in order to help save lives this bushfire danger period.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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