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Australia NSW South Coast towns 'open for business'

18:27  16 january  2020
18:27  16 january  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

Vow to punish three men over alleged crimes in fire hit areas

  Vow to punish three men over alleged crimes in fire hit areas Police bosses have vowed to ensure three men charged over alleged offences committed in areas of the New South Wales' South Coast impacted by bushfires are appropriately punished. Police allege the trio were involved in separate incidents involving trespassing, housebreaking and drink driving in fire-affected communities near Nowra. © AAP Three people have been charged over alleged offences committed in fire-hit towns on the NSW South Coast.

Batemans Bay business owners want all tourists to know their town is back and ' open for business ' now the area has been declared as safe from Tourists have started to return to some bushfire-ravaged towns on the New South Wales South Coast however Batemans Bay locals are asking for

The south coast of New South Wales is broadly defined as the coastal strip area south of Sydney down to the Victorian border. There are 4 geographic regions namely the Illawarra Coast , Shoalhaven Coast , Eurobodalla Coast and the Sapphire Coast .

Batemans Bay business owners want all tourists to know their town is back and 'open for business' now the area has been declared as safe from devastating bushfire threats.

Tourists have started to return to some bushfire-ravaged towns on the New South Wales South Coast however Batemans Bay locals are asking for more holiday goers to add an economic boost to the local economy.

Some business owners in regions cut off during the bushfire crisis reported sale losses of up to 70 per cent.

'A difficult day': NSW braces for return of severe bushfire conditions

  'A difficult day': NSW braces for return of severe bushfire conditions The NSW RFS warned on Thursday very high to severe fire danger alerts could mean bushfires could flare across the South Coast, the Southern Highlands and the Snowy Mountains. Pictures: Australia's bushfire emergency "We'll see north-westerly winds, high temperatures with a south to south-westerly wind change in the afternoon which will see an increase in fire activity," he said."The message we want to get to people is if they don't need to be in [those areas], don't be there."Temperatures in fire-affected parts of the state's east are expected to hover around the mid-30s on Friday.

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Australians have been urged to buy from bushfire-ravaged communities to help them get back on their feet following the crisis.

Pictures: Australia's bushfire emergency

Thick smoke from the East Gippsland bushfires still covers areas of the region on January 13, 2020 near Nicholson, Australia.  The death toll from Victorian bushfires has now risen to four, following the death of a firefighter on Saturday near Omeo. Fires in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia have burned more than 10 million hectares of land in recent months. 21 people have been killed and thousands of homes and buildings have been destroyed.

At Microsoft News Australia we've partnered with the giving platform Benevity to raise funds for Australian Red Cross, St Vincent De Paul Society and The Salvation Army; these organisations are helping communities across the country devastated by bushfires. You can help these organisations by donating here and for the latest news and RFS links visit Bushfire emergency.

Bushfire recovery package to tackle Australian tourism's 'biggest challenge in living memory' .
The Federal Government announces a tourism recovery package to provide an "urgent injection" of funds for Australia's tourism industry in the wake of this summer's bushfire crisis.The Federal Government has announced a $76 million recovery package in response to this summer's bushfires, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying Australian tourism was facing "its biggest challenge in living memory".

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