The summer Australia burned, 2019-2020 showcases the exceptional work done by Australian photojournalists during the 2019-2020 bushfire season, documenting the scale of the tragedy and its devastating impact on regional communities, as well as the communal spirit and resolve that came out of the fires.

The digital exhibition, by the Walkley Foundation in collaboration with Head On Photo Festival, brings together a selection of the best photojournalism from the summer bushfires, curated by industry photo editors to represent a diversity of photographers from across the country.

Read the harrowing stories behind the shots direct from the photojournalists. Watch a montage of the exhibition photos in the stunning compilation below: