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Aussie wildfire survivors win almost A$500m in settlement

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 06:00

[SYDNEY] Survivors of one of Australia's deadliest wildfires won compensation of nearly A$500 million (S$583 million on Monday - the biggest class action settlement in Australian legal history. The Kilmore East- Kinglake bushfire in February 2009 claimed 119 lives, destroyed 1,200 homes and