Bushfire royal commission: Smoke caused 445 deaths, thousands of hospitalisations

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated May 26 2020 - 8:43am, first published 1:50am
Bushfire smoke over Canberra. Picture: Karleen Minney

Smoke from the Black Summer bushfires impacted 80 per cent of Australia's population and has been linked to hundreds of deaths and thousands of hospitalisations, the royal commission has heard.

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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

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