Episode Six - In Sarsfield After the Black Summer Fires.
After the Black Summer fires, Sarsfield's Recreation Hall changed from a low-key place to becoming essential for community fire recovery.
Episode Five - Black Summer in Cann River, Part 2.
The Cann River locals who stayed, and those who left, all face immense stress.
Episode Four - Black Summer in Cann River, Part 1.
When the Black Summer fires reached Cann River, local residents say one man and his team were the reason the town was saved.
Episode Three - After the Fire.
People around the district gathered at the Buchan Rec Reserve. The town works together in response to the disaster.
Episode Two - The Black Summer Fires reach Buchan.
The town had never faced fire like this before. Preparation and community connection were crucial to how people responded.
Episode One - Buchan prepares for the fire.
The Black Summer fires threatened Buchan for weeks before they arrived. The town used the time to get as prepared as possible.
Your Podcast Series Presenter - Matt Abud
Matt works in media projects in many places, mostly South East Asia, and lives in Central Victoria, which is also in a bushfire zone.
"The Black Summer fires hit home hard, and this is one way I can contribute. COVID disruptions meant it changed along the way, and became much more involved than I ever imagined - I simply hope it's of value to all those who went through Black Summer.
"I'm thankful to all the many people who shared their experiences, grateful to everyone who helped us out, and appreciate all the hospitality and friendship we found along the way.
"East Gippsland really is special. More on all of that, soon!"