Esk Hospital has made the decision to “self-evacuate” patients as fierce bushfires continue to burn nearby. STAY UP TO DATE...

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18th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

As Queensland’s volunteer firies risk their lives in the worst bushfires in living memory, many face being banned from...

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17th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

I’ve been a volunteer rural firefighter for 40 years. What I’ve seen this week has shocked me. Our politicians must stop...

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13th Nov. 2019 5:11 PM

As Australia prepares for catastrophic and unprecedented conditions, the fire chiefs have a blunt warning for people in...

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12th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

Among the death and destruction, stories of extreme survival and heroism are emerging. But the total body count for local...

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11th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

As dozens of fires continue to burn across Qld and northern NSW, the “psychologically damaging” impacts of the blazes are...

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14th Sept. 2019 4:09 PM

A Beechmont evacuee has praised the incredible work of firefighters after returning to find her home untouched by the...

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12th Sept. 2019 1:09 PM

Eight crews are on scene at Mount Larcom, one crew at Calliope as fire-fighters tackle grass fires across the Gladstone...

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