EP 008: Australia Burning
Toby and Mez are back from the festive break, but it’s been a bitter sweet holiday thanks to the Australian bushfire crisis. Some of the photography from the fire zones has been nothing short of phenomenal, and in this episode, we pay tribute to all the photographers working in some of the most dangerous conditions imaginable, and we also give you some options on where to donate if you want to help the relief effort.
There has been some very brave and outstanding photojournalists on the ground over the last few months covering the active fire situation that is engulfing NSW, VIC and SA. These Photographers have not just been covering the active fire grounds but also capturing, the Firies, volunteers, the devastation left behind and the people that have been affected.
We are taking a moment with a special episode to send a shout out to the photographers who have really put their lives on the line to bring us and the world these stories.
Be sure to check out the Sydney Morning Herald Spotlight on their Australia Bushfire photography. View it HERE
Photojournalists in the Field
HOW TO DONATE
RSPCA are helping members of the public keep their pets and livestock safe from the fires. Inspectors are now entering the cleared fire zones, working alongside Local Land Services, Department of Primary Industries and district veterinarians, and are assessing any injured animals. Their work will continue over the coming months, even after fires around the state will have ceased. You can Donate Here
Australian Red Cross
The Australian Red Cross have launched a disaster relief and recovery fund to provide short and long-term support to people and communities impacted by the bushfires. Donations can be made via their website.
Click Click Bang Bang: A Photography Podcast is written and produced by Meredith Schofield and Toby Forage.
Edited by Meredith Schofield & Sean Brokenshire
Production Assistant, Jake Lowe
Music by Simon Figliuzzi
Brand design by dingdingding.co
Thanks also to Bandit for his help in the studio.