Police say candle started fire at sacred birthing tree near Talbot

Alex Gretgrix
By Alex Gretgrix
Updated August 17 2021 - 6:51am, first published 3:30am
A FFMV firefighter sprays water onto the tree which was burning internally. Picture: Caleb Cluff

VICTORIA Police have confirmed they are no longer treating an alleged arson attack of a 700-year-old redgum earlier this month as suspicious.


Alex Gretgrix

Alex Gretgrix


Journalist based in Bendigo, Victoria, covering health and Buloke and Campaspe Shire news at the Bendigo Advertiser. Contact via alex.gretgrix@austcommunitymedia.com.au