Disaster | Tragedy


Melbourne and Victoria has had more than its fair-share of tragic events and disasters. Some have been natural like bush-fires while others sadly are man-made tragedies...



View Event: Ash Wednesday | 1983
Ash Wednesday | 1983
When: 16th of February 2018
Each year we remember Ash Wednesday, the day on Wednesday 16th February in 1983 when fire claimed 47 human lives in Victoria and destroyed countless homes. Years of severe droug .. | Read more..

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View Event: Black Saturday | 2009
Black Saturday | 2009
When: 7th of February 2018
Each year we remember Black Saturday, the horrific day on Saturday 7th February in 2009 when fire claimed 173 human lives and destroyed over 2,000 homes. The Black Saturday fire .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bushfire Questions for the Government
Bushfire Questions for the Government
Dear Mr. Brumby Some questions if I may – 1. Why are people in the Shire of Murrindindi having to apply and pay for separate permits to replace sheds which were destroyed dur .. | Read more..

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View Event: Earthquake Melbourne
Earthquake Melbourne
The most recent of Melbourne's earthquakes - June 19, 2012 with a recorded measurement of 5.5 - sent a wave of alarm across social networks and online, so much so that the website .. | Read more..

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View Event: Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938
Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938
When: 25th of October 2018
On Tuesday 25th October 1938, an Australian National Airways Douglas DC-2 airplane crashed into the Dandenong Ranges killing all 18 passengers on board. The Kyeema airline plane .. | Read more..

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View Event: Remember Black Friday | 1939
Remember Black Friday | 1939
When: 13th of January 2018
The fires that ravaged Victoria on Friday 13th January 1939 are considered one of the worst natural bushfires in the world. Almost 20,000 km² (4,942,000 acres, 2,000,000 ha) of .. | Read more..

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View Event: September 11 | Shine On Tribute 2018
September 11 | Shine On Tribute 2018
When: 11th of September 2018
We remind all Victorians to turn on their lights at 8:47am on Tuesday 11th September 2018 in tribute to the victims of 9/11. It is important to remember the tragic events of thi .. | Read more..

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View Event: Shhhh Shame | Crimes
Shhhh Shame | Crimes
Readers often ask about the sad and mindless tragedies Melbourne has endured because of sick and sad individuals responsible for crimes like the Walsh Street Murders, Russell Stree .. | Read more..

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View Event: West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970
West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970
When: 15th of October 2018
Just before lunch on Thursday 15th October 1970, the West Gate Bridge suddenly groaned. An eerie pinging noise filled the air. A storm of rust flakes peeled off weathered steel. Th .. | Read more..

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