Thousands of people are stuck on the South Coast as bushfires threaten and block roads

Updated December 31 2019 - 9:46pm, first published 12:30pm

As multiple emergency level fires descended on Batemans Bay and surrounding communities, thousands of people, many from Canberra, decided to evacuate and flooded into nearby shelters.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email:

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