Guardian: Bushfire-ravaged communities return to ruins – in pictures

Homes turned to rubble, dead livestock and burnt-out primary schools confront locals returning home after massive blazes swept through parts of New South Wales and Victoria

Mike Bowers Thu 2 Jan 2020 01.16 GMT

Michele Devlin, who lives on The Quarterdeck at Conjola Park on the NSW south coast, looks through the debris of her bushfire-destroyed house on 1 January. Photograph: Mike Bowers/The Guardian

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