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Flood disaster response is Black Summer all over again, ex-fire and emergency chiefs say

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
March 13 2022 - 1:01pm
Former NSW Fire and Rescue commissioner and Emergency Leaders for Climate Action leader Greg Mullins. Picture: Geoff Jones

A coalition of ex-fire and emergency services chiefs has accused the federal government of "fumbling" the east coast flood crisis, repeating the mistakes of Black Summer by failing to heed warnings in the months before disaster struck.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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