Fires and floods harm kids, costing $6bn a year: report

By Kat Wong
Updated February 26 2024 - 3:35am, first published 3:30am
Living through a disaster affects children's education, mental health, and eventual income: report. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
Living through a disaster affects children's education, mental health, and eventual income: report. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)

About 28,200 more Australian children will not finish year 12 because they have experienced bushfires or floods, a new report says.

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