Editorial: Penalty doesn't fit the crime for St Patrick's Day fires

December 17 2021 - 6:00am
The scene: A picture taken in the aftermath of the St Patrick's Day fires at Vicki Angus' Elingamite property. She addressed the magistrates court this week during the prosecution of energy giant Powercor. Picture: Katrina Lovell

More than three-and-a-half years after fires devastated parts of the south-west on an unseasonally hot and windy St Patrick's Day, victims got their day in court.