Black Summer bushfire damage to agriculture tallied to $5 billion

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
January 4 2022 - 10:00pm
BURNT OUT: The catastrophic bushfires cost farmers and ag-adjacent industries up to $5 billion. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong

THE total cost of the Black Summer Bushfires on the agriculture industry has been tallied to between $4 and $5 billion.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

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