GALLERY: The nation's worst bushfires since 2000 10 Jan 2013, 3:28 p.m. Australia has seen countless devastating bushfire during the past decade. GALLERY: The nation's worst bushfires since 2000 A bushfire rages in regional Victoria on Black Saturday in 2009. Picture: JASON SOUTHElvis the helitanker works in Macquarie Park in 2002. Picture: NICK MOIRA Canberra man hoses down his roof ahead of bushfires in 2001. Picture: JACKY GHOSSEIN Owners of a destroyed home in the Blue Mountains sift through the wreckage. Picture: REUTERSA fire threatens a property in the Canberra suburb of Curtin in 2003. Picture: SEAN DAVEYA firefighter inspect a home destroyed by fire during Canberra's 2003 bushfires. Picture: SEAN DAVEYThe Christmas Day bushfires in the northern Illawarra in 2001. Picture: CATHY SWAINA bushfire burns out of control on Sussex Inlet Road in 2002. Picture: ORLANDO CHIODOA kangaroo in front of the Stromlo Conservatory in Canberra in 2003. Picture: ANDREW MEARESWater bombers battle a fire at Shoalhaven Heads Beach in 2002. Picture: ORLANDO CHIODO The Sydney skyline is bathed in smoke on December 27, 2001. Picture: ANDREW MEARESA firefighter shelters from the flames in Orangeville on December 27, 2001. Picture: NICK MOIRThe town of Huskisson following the 2001/2002 bushfires. Picture: DALLAS KILPONENSwimmers on Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay watch the smoke from fires in 2003. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYPolice man a road block on the Princes Highway on Boxing Day, 2001. Picture: REUTERSA firefighter battles a blaze in Sydney's south-west on Christmas Day, 2001. Picture: REUTERSA fire burns out of control at Darkes Forest during the Christmas Day fires in 2001. Picture: SYLVIA LIBERA fire burns out of control at Darkes Forest during the Christmas Day fires in 2001. Picture: SYLVIA LIBERFirefighters watch a huge bushfire move through Heathcote on BOxing Day, 2001. Picture: REUTERSA firefighter battles a blaze in Heathcote on December 27, 2001. Picture: REUTERSBushfires rage close to homes in Pennant Hills, in Sydney's west, in 2001. Picture: PENNY BRADFIELDPeople watch the Wandandian fire burn from Lake Conjola. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSONTwo men watch the fire burn at Wandandian on Tuesday. Picture: NICK MOIRA fire rages outside the town of Bicheno, Tasmania, this week. Picture: HANNAH WOOLLEYThe devastation caused in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley by this year's fires. Picture: REUTERSThe town of Kinglake, Victoria, destroyed by fire after Black Saturday in 2009. Picture: ANGELA WYLIEA firefighter in despair during the Black Saturday bushfiresin Victoria in 2009. Picture: JASON SOUTHTweetFacebook of ╳exitLocal Business Australia has seen countless devastating bushfire during the past decade, as blazes ravaged the cities of Sydney and Canberra as well as the smaller regional towns of the South Coast and regional Victoria.