Dark day relived

Jindivick’s Ruth McGowan reflects on her Black Saturday experience as a resident and mayor of the time who advocated strongly for bushfire relief with politicians including the then Premier John Brumby.

  Black Saturday taught Jindivick Ruth McGowan a lot about disasters and trauma.  But one motto she now uses every year during fire season is “prepare for the worst, hope for the best.” Recent high fire danger days have triggered

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