2020 came with fires and COVID-19, but strangely, it also saw Australian death rates drop

Kim Chappell
Nicole Phillips
By Kim Chappell, and Nicole Phillips
November 2 2021 - 8:00pm
Photos: File

The year 2020 will be remembered as not just the first time the world heard about coronavirus, but also for the devastating Black Summer bushfires that scorched the Australian east coast.

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Kim Chappell

Kim Chappell

Digital journalist - National

Digital journalist for ACM's regional titles. Before this role, I was the digital specialist with ACM's Agricultural division and prior to that chief of staff at The Land, where I started as a journalist in 2006.

Nicole Phillips

Nicole Phillips

Digital producer, Australian Community Media

I have a background in fine art, information management and multimedia design. I build landing pages for ACM, produce videos, graphics and interactive elements and am a sometimes writer. I particularly enjoy data journalism.

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