Gallery Back Save 2003 Canberra bushfires facebook SHARE twitter TWEET email google-plus linkedin reddit More Images from the 2003 Canberra bushfires. Previous slide Next slide Residents and friend of those living in Hawkesbury Crescent in Farrer battle (successfully) to stop the raging fire coming down the hill and destroying homes. Photo: Andrew Campbell A 4WD vehicle alight in the suburb of Duffy. Photo: Andrew Campbell Houses burning in Duffy. Photo: Andrew Campbell View from a ridge behind Lincoln Crescent in Chapman. Photo: Penny Bradfield Residents in Duffy inspect the remains of their neighbourhood. Photo: Pat Scala Fires burn a house in Duffy, Canberra as the neighbours try to save their own house. Taken at 7pm on Saturday, 18 January 2003. Photo: Pat Scala Public servant Michael Nelson, desperately fighting the fire that threatened his mother's house in Hindmarsh Drive, Rivett. Photo: Andrew Campbell The BP service station in Duffy on Burrinjuck Drive. Photo: Andrew Campbell Power lines down and a burnt out car on Darwinia Terrace, Chapman. Photo: Graham Tidy Fires burn homes in the suburb of Duffy at approximately 4pm Saturday, 18 January 2003. Photo: Pat Scala Aerial photo of Stromlo fire affected area. Photo: Graham Tidy A week after the firestorm, trees in Stromlo Forest are still bent in the direction of the blaze. Photo: Richard Briggs Devastation in the pine forest on the Cotter Road. Photo: Kate Callas One of the few surviving animals at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Photo: Andrew Taylor Aerial shot of Duffy after the fires. The suburb of Duffy after the fires. Photo: Rohan Kelly Pine trees after the fires. A kangaroo bounds past the burnt out shell of a historic telescope at Mt Stromlo Observatory. Photo: Andrew Meares Eucembene Road, Duffy. Taken Sunday, 19 January 2003. Photo: Pat Scala Aerial of Duffy. Taken on Sunday, 19 January 2003. Photo: Pat Scala The day after the bushfire. Photo: Jacky Ghossein The day after the bushfire. Photo: Jacky Ghossein Carol and Richard Dutkiewicz at the remains of their Duffy home. Photo: Andrew Taylor Prem Uberio and neighbours use hose and buckets to try contain a fire in Holder. Photo: Richard Briggs Volunteers fight to save a house in Serpentine Street, Duffy. Photo: Richard Briggs Burnt out cars in Nyah Place, Duffy. Photo: Richard Briggs Ione Kitson stands in what was the hallway of her home in the Stromlo settlement that was burnt out. Photo: Lannon Harley A firefront moves through bush land on Saturday, 18 January 2003. Photo: Lannon Harley A message to firefighters in a field in western Canberra, as seen from above. Photo: Gary Schafer of More Galleries Previous Next New Northbourne avenue trees arrive. BBen Quilty "The longest war" at the War Memorial Orexi by Baxevanis, the new Restaurant at Canberra's Hellenic Club Miss Ink competition to be held in Canberra. The National Portrait Gallery unveils a new portrait of dance legend. The Scott 24hr mountain bike race Braidwood Open Gardens- Millpond Farm. ACT Olympians and Paralympians officially welcomed back to Canberra.