More than three weeks after bushfires tore through the Blue Mountains, the region's mayor says not a single destroyed property has been cleaned up by state or federal authorities.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell granted affected communities access to disaster assistance after 203 families lost homes to ferocious fires around Springwood, Winmalee, Lithgow and Mount Victoria. The massive fire complex west of Sydney tore through more than 50,000 hectares of bushland, forcing schools to close…