Bushfire Victim Tips Remains Of Family Home Outside Parliament

Days after losing everything when a bushfire destroyed his home, Aaron Crowe travelled to Sydney with the remains of it in a small tin.

Moments after tipping the burnt remains of his family home onto the footpath outside NSW Parliament, Crowe declared now was precisely the right time to talk about climate change.


The remains of Aaron Crowe's home, lost in a fire on Friday, is seen dumped on a footpath outside the NSW Parliament. Image: AAP

The 38-year-old lost his two-bedroom home -- which he shares with his wife and three-year-old daughter -- on Friday after a fire tore through the tiny community of Warrawillah on the state's mid-north coast.

Aaron Crowe and his family lost everything in the NSW bushfires. Image: Twitter/nkmccallum
A fire in Wytaliba. Image: Supplied

Crowe, wife Fiona Lee and daughter Peppa travelled to Sydney on Tuesday for a rally outside state parliament demanding more resources for the NSW Rural Fire Service and to protest a bill relating to mining approvals and greenhouse gas emissions.



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Jamie Fato prepares to stop an out of control fire entering Owen Whalan's property at Koorainghat, near Taree in the Mid North Coast. Image: AAP
A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney. Image: Getty