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Black Summer and Beyond Documentary

Produced by Kempsey Shire Council and narrated by Australian actor Jack Thompson, this one-hour documentary Black Summer and Beyond features first-hand accounts from 12 locals telling their experiences of the...Read more


Black Summer and Beyond Documentary
Black Summer and Beyond Documentary
Produced by Kempsey Shire Council and narrated by Australian actor Jack Thompson, this one-hour documentary Black Summer and Beyond features first-hand accounts from 12 locals telling their experiences of the 2019 bushfires. Each delivers a powerful and raw account of how truly devastating this time was and still is, for them and the community.
By The Grace of God
By The Grace of God
By the Grace of God is a powerful original poem by Erica Macaulay, whose property and land in the Upper Macleay was impacted by the Black Summer Bushfires of 2019. Listen as she puts into perspective the harsh reality that drought and fires have on farmers and their livelihoods. By the Grace of God is part of a series of short documentaries from Kempsey Shire Council, commemorating the second anniversary of the 2021 Black Summer Bushfires.
Black Summer & Beyond commemorative book
Black Summer & Beyond commemorative book
The award-winning exhibition is now available as a commemorative hard cover book.