Some of the nation's largest companies have joined forces, vowing to use their collective knowledge and influence to transform regional Australia.
Helping bushfire-affected areas rebuild from the devastation of summer has become trickier for Andrew Colvin
Illawarra RFS had 146 strike teams deployed and 3000 firefighters from the region tasked to different fires across the state.
The flames have subsided but danger still stalks the burnt zone. Communities now face a psychological battleground.