Our Towns, Our People: Mitta residents reflect after Black Summer and COVID

Georgia Smith
By Georgia Smith
Updated February 4 2021 - 12:06am, first published February 1 2021 - 4:30pm
RESILIENT: Mitta general store owner Richard Hay out the front of the town's shop."Within half a day we went from 500 people in town to none tourist wise," he said.

It doesn't matter that there's a nice shop or hotel here, when people pull up you see them staring into the hills and going, 'how good is this."

- Mitta General Store owner Richard Hay

One year on from a devastating summer, The Border Mail visits fire-affected communities to find out how people are going and what lies ahead. Today GEORGIA SMITH is in Mitta.

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