Matthew Abbott’s Spot News Stories second prize series, Australia’s Bushfire Crisis, was picked up by the New York Times

Matthew Abbott’s photo of melted aluminium running in rivers from beneath a burnt out car at Lake Conjola won 2nd Prize in the World Press Photo Awards in the Spot News Stories category.

Lake Conjola was particularly hard hit with 3 lives and 89 homes being lost.

The Sun in the UK wrote this story about Matthew Abbott’s award:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11418850/world-press-photo-contest-2020/
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