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During the recent long weekend that some of us had, I spent some time in the Adelaide Hills picking wine grapes in a late, mini-vintage.

As well as a handy reminder of how much I appreciate my somewhat office-bound job, with little manual labour involved, it also really brought home the longer-term effects of the fires in the 2019-20 summer.

Before the global pandemic, the economic recession, rising unemployment rate, border restrictions, lockdowns, more fires and the floods – it’s been an eventful year – there was the Cudlee Creek fire in Adelaide’s Hills.

It…



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