Bega District News

Cobargo's Bandicoot Pottery rebuilds studio destroyed by Black Summer bushfires

Ellouise Bailey
Updated July 29 2021 - 2:02pm, first published 11:00am

Gabrielle Powell and Daniel Lafferty were at home sleeping on NYE 2019 when they awoke at 4am to the roar of flames, masses of circulating hot air, and the hue of orange at the tree line which bordered their property.

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Ellouise Bailey

Ellouise Bailey


Queensland Country Life reporter based in Rockhampton and reporting on agriculture in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0447 477 399 or email

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