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Victoria’s difficult fire conditions spark evacuations

Catastrophic fire danger warnings are in place for the Wimmera district and total fire bans are in place across most of the state.

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60 homes in Victoria destroyed by bushfires and storms

The Victoria Government has announced relief payments for eligible residents that have been impacted by the bushfires.

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Victoria storms: 544,000 lightning strikes and half a million homes without power

A man has died after storms in Victoria left more than 500,000 homes and businesses without power yesterday.

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Victoria faces worst fire risk day since 2020

A bushfire warning for western Victoria has reached catastrophic levels, with residents urged to leave their homes.

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Bushfires have destroyed 10 homes north of Perth

Over 500 emergency personnel are responding to around 60 Perth bushfires with a heatwave expected to continue for several days.

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Nearly 60 homes destroyed in Queensland fires

Queensland bushfires have caused the destruction of nearly 60 homes. Most of these have been in the town of Tara in the Western Downs region.

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32 homes have been destroyed in Queensland’s bushfires

32 homes have been lost after several days of extreme conditions in the Western Downs region where there are Queensland bushfires.

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One person dead in QLD Western Downs bushfire

One person has died and at least six homes have been destroyed as crews continue to battle multiple blazes west of Brisbane.

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Emergency bushfire warnings active in eastern Victoria

Hundreds of firefighters are battling multiple bushfires in eastern Victoria.

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Is Australia prepared for bushfire season?

Australia’s first-ever ‘bushfire preparedness’ summit is underway in Canberra.

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Uncontrolled fires are spreading through the Northern Territory

Uncontrolled fires are spreading through the Northern Territory, posing a potential threat to a nearby town.

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