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Fri 15 Nov 2019

Photo of koala fleeing fire looks like watercolour painting

premium_icon Photo of koala fleeing fire looks like watercolour painting

'The koala was about six metres up the tree and there was a fire at the base of the tree'

Residents return home as Noosa North Shore blaze contained

Residents return home as Noosa North Shore blaze contained

ROLLING UPDATES: Residents were able to return home yesterday afternoon after the Noosa North Shore bushfire was contained.

Plunging dam levels to trigger drought response in days

premium_icon Plunging dam levels to trigger drought response in days

Southeast Queensland’s combined dam levels are expected to drop far enough to trigger drought response measures in a matter of days.

Pollies challenged on waterbombing support

premium_icon Pollies challenged on waterbombing support

Having waterbombing aircraft based in Queensland could make all the difference against bushfires.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Sydney stunned over Harbour fireworks as NSW burns

premium_icon Sydney stunned over Harbour fireworks as NSW burns

A 20-minute fireworks display over Sydney Harbour overnight has sparked a huge backlash as NSW continues to reel from the ongoing bushfire crisis

Unusual ‘buffer’ that changed fire’s course

Unusual ‘buffer’ that changed fire’s course

All the signs were that NSW was heading for catastrophe. But the bushfires themselves threw up a surprise that thwarted their progress.

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