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#Bushfires

# bushfires - Thursday 26 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 26th 2020, 6:00 PM 4,481 Views 0 Comments

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

# bushfires - Friday 31 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 31st 2020, 8:39 AM 23,252 Views 30 Comments

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

# bushfires - Sunday 12 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 12th 2020, 8:34 AM 15,993 Views 44 Comments

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

# bushfires - Thursday 9 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 9th 2020, 7:36 AM 16,098 Views 14 Comments

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

# bushfires - Monday 6 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 6th 2020, 8:20 PM 19,688 Views 6 Comments

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

# bushfires - Sunday 5 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 5th 2020, 8:21 AM 25,113 Views 27 Comments

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

# bushfires - Thursday 2 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 4:05 PM 23,003 Views 59 Comments

Since the fires began burning 18 people have died.

# bushfires - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

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

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,552 Views 34 Comments

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

# bushfires - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires
# Australia's Burning
# Australia's Burning

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

Dec 31st 2019, 11:59 AM 42,342 Views 26 Comments

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

# bushfires - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 24th 2019, 10:14 AM 11,941 Views 13 Comments

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

# bushfires - Monday 23 December, 2019

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

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’.

# bushfires - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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

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.

# bushfires - Saturday 21 December, 2019

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

'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia

Dec 21st 2019, 7:40 AM 16,547 Views 25 Comments

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

# bushfires - Saturday 7 December, 2019

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

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.

# bushfires - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke
# Playing Conditions
From The42
# Playing Conditions

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

Dec 5th 2019, 10:53 AM 6,797 Views 1 Comment

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

# bushfires - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 26th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,747 Views 14 Comments

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

# bushfires - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 21st 2019, 7:36 AM 10,354 Views 17 Comments

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

# bushfires - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four

Nov 14th 2019, 7:34 AM 7,044 Views 0 Comments

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

# bushfires - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,827 Views 0 Comments

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

# bushfires - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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.

# bushfires - Monday 11 November, 2019

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

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.

# bushfires - Sunday 10 November, 2019

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

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

Updated Nov 10th 2019, 7:11 PM 30,615 Views 23 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in Queensland.

# bushfires - Saturday 9 November, 2019

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

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.

# bushfires - Thursday 8 January, 2015

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

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.

# bushfires - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
# Lives At Risk
# Lives At Risk

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.

# bushfires - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

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

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 - Monday 21 October, 2013

# bushfires - Sunday 20 October, 2013

# bushfires - Friday 18 October, 2013

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

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

Oct 18th 2013, 3:45 PM 6,840 Views 11 Comments

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

# bushfires - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters
# Australia
# Australia

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.

# bushfires - Monday 7 February, 2011

# bushfires - Saturday 1 January, 2011

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires
# Queensland Flooding
# Queensland Flooding

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.