Snowy Valleys bushfire clean-up delay leaves survivors in limbo

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By Rachel McDonald
Updated June 17 2020 - 9:47am, first published 9:30am
LIMBO: Professor Sue Townsend of Tumbarumba speaks at the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements earlier this year.

A Tumbarumba woman who lost her home in the Dunns Road fire is still "stuck in limbo" until spring following delays in the bushfire clean-up. Latest figures show 54 per cent of eligible properties have been cleared in the Snowy Valleys, according to contractor Laing O'Rourke, with 20 more clean-ups expected to be completed this week.

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Rachel McDonald

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Rachel is a reporter at The Daily Advertiser covering Real Estate, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs and Bushfire Recovery and a reporter at the Junee Southern Cross. Get in touch via rachel.mcdonald@dailyadvertiser.com.au or 0407 264 836.

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