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'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney
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'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney

Mar 26th 2020, 6:00 PM 4,486 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary native and his Sydney Swans team-mates have had plenty to contend with this year.

'It may become uncontrollable': State of emergency in Canberra as bushfires close in
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'It may become uncontrollable': State of emergency in Canberra as bushfires close in

Jan 31st 2020, 8:39 AM 23,256 Views 30 Comments

Authorities also warned of so-called ember attacks, where winds blow glowing ash ahead of the fire front.

Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises
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Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 12th 2020, 8:34 AM 15,996 Views 44 Comments

At least 27 people have now been killed in the months-long crisis.

Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes
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Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes

Jan 9th 2020, 7:36 AM 16,103 Views 14 Comments

Searing temperatures are expected to return to the southeast of the country tomorrow.

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires
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Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

Jan 6th 2020, 8:20 PM 19,697 Views 6 Comments

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

Thousands of koalas 'key to future of species' feared dead after bushfires sweep Australian sanctuary
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Thousands of koalas 'key to future of species' feared dead after bushfires sweep Australian sanctuary

Jan 5th 2020, 8:21 AM 25,131 Views 27 Comments

The fires have flared up in the southeast of the country in a months-long crisis.

Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town
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Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town

Jan 2nd 2020, 4:05 PM 23,010 Views 59 Comments

Since the fires began burning 18 people have died.

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
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Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,553 Views 34 Comments

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires
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Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

Dec 31st 2019, 11:59 AM 42,343 Views 26 Comments

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave
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Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Dec 24th 2019, 10:14 AM 11,945 Views 13 Comments

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium
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Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:28 AM 10,658 Views 28 Comments

Scott Morrison’s says his country’s response to climate change must be ‘responsible’.

Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires
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Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:22 AM 12,072 Views 22 Comments

Scott Morrison visited the New South Wales Rural Fire Service today.

'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia
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'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia

Dec 21st 2019, 7:40 AM 16,551 Views 25 Comments

A record-breaking heatwave on the east coast has fanned hundreds of fires.

Australia braces for heatwave as more than 100 fires burn
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Australia braces for heatwave as more than 100 fires burn

Dec 7th 2019, 9:57 AM 15,466 Views 15 Comments

Sydney has been engulfed in toxic smoke for weeks and occasionally sprinkled with snow-like embers.

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke
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'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke

Dec 5th 2019, 10:53 AM 6,798 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand’s Ryan Chisnall even wore a face mask during the tournament’s opening round in Sydney.

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week
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Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Nov 26th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,748 Views 14 Comments

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued
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Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued

Nov 21st 2019, 7:36 AM 10,355 Views 17 Comments

Drought, unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled the unprecedented blazes.

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four
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Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four

Nov 14th 2019, 7:34 AM 7,045 Views 0 Comments

A man’s body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland near the New South Wales town of Kempsey.

Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with devastation from widespread bushfires
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Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with devastation from widespread bushfires

Nov 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,829 Views 0 Comments

A helicopter crashed yesterday while trying to bring the fires under control.

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
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Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,868 Views 28 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires
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State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires

Nov 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 18,533 Views 7 Comments

It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.

Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' threat as Australia battles worst bushfires in a decade
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Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' threat as Australia battles worst bushfires in a decade

Updated Nov 10th 2019, 7:11 PM 30,616 Views 23 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in Queensland.

Three dead and hundreds of homes destroyed in Australia as 'ferocious fires' continue to burn
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Three dead and hundreds of homes destroyed in Australia as 'ferocious fires' continue to burn

Nov 9th 2019, 10:02 AM 17,655 Views 24 Comments

Over 1,000 firefighters are working round the clock to tackle the huge blazes.

People are being asked to make mittens for koalas with burned paws
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People are being asked to make mittens for koalas with burned paws

Jan 8th 2015, 10:03 PM 33,012 Views 51 Comments

Poor Jeremy.

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
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Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,450 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort
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Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:51 AM 4,111 Views 8 Comments

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales
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Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

Oct 18th 2013, 3:45 PM 6,841 Views 11 Comments

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters
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Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Jan 9th 2013, 7:33 AM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires
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Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires

Jan 1st 2011, 10:37 AM 1,588 Views 0 Comments

Queensland warned to prepare for floodwaters of up to 30ft.