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National

Port Macquarie Hospital's Bushfire-Injured Koalas Ready To Go Home

3 min read

Koalas that had been seriously injured during the bushfires in Port Macquarie have started to be released back into the wild.

National

National

The Worst Bushfire Season In NSW History Has Finally Ended

5 min read

After more than 11,400 fires which burnt through more than 5.5 million hectares of land, the NSW bushfire season has finally finished.

National

National

'I Never Questioned Being A Firefighter, But It Was Really Hard To Get Back Out There'

5 min read

Three months ago, in the early hours of New Years' Eve, Siobhan Threlfall thought her life was moments from ending.

Good News

Good News

Koalas Released Back Into The Wild After Being Rescued From Blue Mountains Bushfires

2 min read

It's the good news story you needed today.

Good News

Good News

‘Best Feeling In The World’: Rescued Kangaroo Island Koalas Ready For Release

1 min read

After thousands of koalas were killed during the Kangaroo Island bushfires, many of those that were rescued are now healthy enough to be released.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Failed To Pull Over In Police Chase Because He Was 'Having Sex In The Back Seat'

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

News

News

All The News You Missed This Week While You Were Searching For Toilet Paper

6 min read

Dear readers, Happy Friday! You've made it through a sh**ty week that can aptly be summed up in two words: loo rolls.

National

National

Thermal Drones Helping To Save Injured Wildlife After Deadly Kangaroo Island Bushfires

3 min read

Wildlife warriors are using thermal drone technology to locate and rescue injured or stranded koalas on Kangaroo Island in the aftermath of the devastating bushfires.

National

National

Plea For Aussies To Remove Bat 'Death Traps' From Their Backyards

4 min read

An animal welfare organisation in Victoria is encouraging those trying to help bushfire-affected wildlife to start looking in their own backyards.

Politics

Politics

Now That The Bushfires Are Out, It's Time To Discuss What Caused Them

6 min read

For the first time in eight months, all the NSW fires are out. Now, a ground-breaking report has ruled climate change was a massive factor in the extreme fire conditions that devastated Australia this summer.

The Project

The Project

'I Thought I Was Gone': Andrew Constance Was Changed By The Bushfires

3 min read

Andrew Constance said he thought he was going to die in the bushfires, laying bare the effects battling the blazes on the NSW south coast.

Role Model

Role Model

Meet The Changemakers Bringing Life Back To Fire-Ravaged Towns One Esky At A Time…

7 min read

The Empty Esky movement is helping keep towns alive by encouraging us all to go shopping.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Accused Of Murdering Boyfriend Gives Police Bizarre Excuse

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

National

National

Thousands Gather For Emotional Tribute To Hero Firefighters, Bushfire Victims

4 min read

Heartbreaking scenes filled a Sydney arena as families of firefighters who lost their lives gathered to mark the ultimate sacrifice they'd given to keep others safe.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison's Popularity Nosedives In Wake Of Bushfires: Poll

4 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s popularity has taken a serious hit in the wake of the bushfire crisis, according to a new comprehensive poll.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandparents Charged With Paddle-Beating Boy, 12, To Death

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

News

News

Army Chopper Drops In On Country Cricket Match To Dry The Pitch

2 min read

A bushfire-affected town in East Gippsland got a surprise on the weekend when an Army helicopter helped dry the soggy pitch ahead of the match.

Politics

Politics

RFS Denies Sacking Volunteer Firie Who Told PM To 'Get F***ed'

3 min read

A firefighter who told Scott Morrison to "get f**ked" on national TV during the bushfire crisis claims he was sacked after footage went viral -- but the RFS and PM have denied this happened.

Good News

Good News

Lifeline Launches Exclusive Bushfire Crisis Hotline

3 min read

The immediate bushfire crisis may be under control but the "loss and grief" of the emergency still looms, with a dedicated mental health support service launched to help those in need.

Good News

Good News

'You Are Not Alone': Almost $10 Million Raised At Star-Studded Bushfire Relief Concert

3 min read

Tens of thousands of people poured into Sydney's ANZ stadium on Sunday for a star-studded relief concert, in a massive show of support for those affected by the summer's bushfire crisis.

National

National

Volunteer Firie Who Told PM To ' Get F***ed' During Fire Crisis Says He's Been Sacked

4 min read

A volunteer firefighter who told Scott Morrison to "get f***ed from Nelligen" on national television during the bushfire crisis claims he was sacked shortly after footage of the incident went viral.

Good News

Good News

The Influencer Who Flew Around The World To Help Bushfire Affected Animals

1 min read

Two years ago Swiss-born social media influencer Dean Schneider dropped everything and moved to South Africa, to follow his dream of taking care of local animals.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

For The First Time This Season Every NSW Bushfire Is Now Contained

2 min read

The good news is continuing to roll in from the NSW Rural Fire Service, with confirmation that all fires still burning in the state have now been contained.

National

National

How Hidden Cameras Are Helping Save Starving Animals On Kangaroo Island

3 min read

Volunteers delivering food to starving animals in the Kangaroo Island bushfire zone are using hidden cameras to help native populations to survive.

National

National

113 Animals Closer To Extinction After Australia's Bushfire Crisis

3 min read

At least 113 species -- including birds, reptiles, frogs and fish -- need 'urgent' help to recover from the country's devastating bushfires, new figures have revealed. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dolphins Found Shot And Stabbed On Popular Beach

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

We Need A Climate Action Plan Come Hell Or High Water (Which Are Already Here)

5 min read

In a matter of days, many Australians have been thrust from one extreme to another -- from bushfires that refuse to be put out, to flooding rain that seemingly won’t stop. It’s a cruel irony.

National

National

Torrential Rain Has Helped To Put Out Most Of The Bushfires In NSW

3 min read

As NSW copped a record-breaking soaking on the weekend, many were left asking ‘has it helped our firefighters?’ The Rural Fire Service has confirmed it absolutely did.

News

News

Koalified To Help: How Kangaroo Island Koalas Are Recovering Since The Bushfires

6 min read

For Kangaroo Island's surviving koala population it's a case of 'rescue or let them suffer', and these kind-hearted volunteers are working hard to make sure as many as possible get on the road to recovery.

The Project

The Project

How A Fire-Ravaged School Was Rebuilt In Just 23 Days

1 min read

Children from a small NSW community razed by fire can look forward to playing with their friends again, after their school was rebuilt in just 23 days. 

National

National

A 500,000 Hectare South Coast Fire Is Finally Out, And Firies Are Celebrating

3 min read

Finally some good news -- the Currowan fire, which destroyed 312 homes, has been extinguished after burning for more than two months.

Politics

Politics

How 'Smart' Indigenous Fire Management Could Help The Bushfire Crisis

8 min read

Governments would be "smart" to use traditional Indigenous cultural burning techniques to reduce bushfire risk, experts say, with thousands of years of knowledge potentially a key to mitigating danger.

National

National

Tiny Endangered Frogs Miraculously Survive NSW Bushfires

2 min read

Rescue teams held little hope for Australia's super cute black and yellow amphibian after fire tore through its habitat in the NSW Snowy Mountains. But they were dealt a miracle. 

National

National

Bushfire Relief Toys Are Here And They'll Tug At Your Heartstrings

1 min read

A toy firefighter holding a koala is being made to help out injured and displaced animals affected by Australia's bushfires.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

TV News Anchor's Awkward On-Air Blunder Goes Viral

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Chops Off Alleged Rapist's Penis With Kitchen Knife

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Bushfires, Budgets, And The Bombers: What Makes Daniel Andrews Tick?

2 min read

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has spoken candidly to 10 News First’s Jennifer Keyte about his personal and political life.

Politics

Politics

Albanese Says It's 'Fiction' That The Bushfire Crisis Couldn't Be Predicted

5 min read

Claims that Australia's "black summer" bushfire crisis was unforeseeable is "fiction" and the country is at "a turning point", said Labor leader Anthony Albanese as federal parliament mourned the fire victims.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandparents Of Toddler Found Dead In Hot Car Speak Of Pain

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Charged After Allegedly Suffocating 10-Month-Old Baby, Twice

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

National

National

Kangaroo Island Fire Survivor Pleads For Tourism After Visitors Cancel Trips

2 min read

It has been a devastating year for Kangaroo Island businesses battling drought and extreme bushfire but now they're experiencing strike three -- the loss of tourism.

National

National

Rescued Koalas Named After American Firefighters Killed In Plane Crash

2 min read

Three koalas rescued from a bushfire-hit region of southern NSW have been named after the American airmen who were killed in a nearby firefighting plane crash. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Residents Fuming After Neighbour Erects Giant Neon Swastika On Fence

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

News

News

Deadly Bushfire Raging Since November Finally Contained

2 min read

After two months of tireless battling, NSW firefighters have finally contained a deadly bushfire in Sydney's southwest overnight.

National

National

‘He Didn’t Make It’: Heartbreak As Billy The Koala Dies After Bushfire Rescue

2 min read

The Koala whose image rapidly circulated the globe after he was rescued from South Australian bushfires has sadly died.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

9-Year-Old Boy Charged With Attempted Murder After 5-Year-Old Sister Stabbed

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

National

National

'Instagram Is Not Worth Your Life': Warning Against 'Disaster Tourism' In Bushfire Crisis

5 min read

Emergency services have slammed people flocking to bushfire zones to take photos for social media, saying it slows down firefighters and puts more people in danger.

National

National

Footage Of Crashed Water Bomber That Killed Three US Firefighters Surfaces

1 min read

Disturbing footage has emerged of the downed C-130 tanker which crashed while battling a blaze near the Snowy Mountains in NSW, killing three American firefighters on board.

National

National

Dire Warning As ACT Faces Worst Fire Emergency Since 2003 Crisis

3 min read

Residents in the nation's capital are bracing for dangerous fire conditions over the coming hours as an out-of-control fire threatens lives, with some communities told it's too late to leave.

Sport

Sport

Global Football Superstars To Play For Bushfire Charity Match In Sydney

3 min read

Didier Drogba, Dwight Yorke and Ji-Sung Park are among the star international footballers who have volunteered to play in the special Football For Fires match in Sydney in May.

National

National

Factcheck: No, A Fox Did Not Feed Koalas During The Bushfires

4 min read

A video incorrectly claiming to show a fox feeding baby koalas during the bushfires has gone viral, but the clip could be from as early as 2006 -- and it definitely doesn't feature koalas.

National

National

Why You Didn't See 'The Lamb Ad' This Australia Day

3 min read

The annual summer 'lamb ad' is synonymous with Australia Day, but it was noticeably absent over the long weekend and there's a good reason why you didn't see it.

National

National

'Wonderful Dad': Daughter Of US Firefighter Killed Battling NSW Fires Pays Tribute

1 min read

Tributes have flooded in for the three American firefighters killed when their C-130 tanker crashed while battling a blaze near the Snowy Mountains in southern NSW.

Politics

Politics

Federal Parliament To Devote Entire First Day Back To Bushfire Condolence Speeches

4 min read

Returning after a long summer break, Australia's federal politicians will give over their first day back exclusively to condolence motions honouring bushfire victims and responders.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Aussie Artist Has Both Legs Amputated In Freak NYC Accident

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

I'm A Celebrity...

I'm A Celebrity...

Dr Chris Brown Talks Bushfires' Effect On Aussie Wildlife

4 min read

Experts say the bushfire crisis is "far from over", but the damage already done to native bushland and wildlife populations has been devastating.

National

National

Body Found In Fire-Ravaged Home On NSW South Coast

1 min read

The death toll of the bushfire crisis continues to grow, with another body found in a fire-damaged home in NSW.

National

National

'Second Wave' Of Mass Bushfire Deaths As Surviving Animals Starve

3 min read

Wildlife rescue groups hold grave fears that animals which survived the devastating bushfires may now perish from starvation. 

World

World

'Apprentice' Star Rinsed For Suggesting Dead Koala Fur Scarfs As Bushfire Fundraiser

3 min read

Hundreds of millions of dollars has been raised in astonishing donation drives for the Australian bushfire crisis, but one bizarre suggestion has been thoroughly trashed after being raised on a British TV show.

National

National

US Firefighters' Bodies Retrieved From NSW Plane Crash Site

3 min read

The bodies of three US firefighters, who died after their waterbomber crashed in southern NSW, have been retrieved.

National

National

Six Firefighters Injured After Water Tanker Rolled In NSW

1 min read

Six volunteer firefighters have been injured after their water tanker rolled while they were battling a blaze in NSW.

News

News

Forget Donation Bins, Now You Can Post Your Pre-Loved Clothes To The Salvos

2 min read

Aussies can now donate their pre-loved clothes direct to Salvos stores via Australia Post to help support bushfire victims.

News

News

Three Dead After Firefighting Plane Crashes In NSW

4 min read

Flags will be flown at half mast on Friday in memory of three people killed in a firefighting aircraft crash in the NSW Snowy Mountains region.

Updated

Updated

Major Blazes Merge As Canberra Airport Closed, Residents Told It's Too Late To Leave

2 min read

Canberra Airport was closed and a number of arriving and departing flights cancelled, as communities in and around the nation's capital were threatened by multiple out-of-control bushfires.

National

National

Red Cross Rejects Claims It's Hoarding Millions In Bushfire Relief Funds

3 min read

The Red Cross has denied claims it is hoarding donations, stopping bushfire victims from getting the help they desperately need, because it is saving cash for future disasters.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Missing Eight-Foot Boa Constrictor Turns Up Six Months Later In Neighbour's Bathroom

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

News

News

Exclusive: First Look At The Road To Mallacoota Since The Bushfires

5 min read

The small town of Mallacoota, the epicentre of Victoria's bushfire crisis, is beginning to show signs that it's on the road to recovery but there's a long way to go.

National

National

Why Your Fruit And Veg Could Look Different This Season

5 min read

Apples and cauliflowers may be smaller, mangoes might have unusual marks -- but there's a good reason why you should keep buying it this season, to support farmers affected by fires and drought.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Australia Is Learning Firsthand What Our Neighbours Have Suffered For Years

6 min read

This summer, my family -- like many others across Australia -- has been going through an ominous morning routine.

10 News First

10 News First

Bushfire-Affected Families Say They Haven't Seen A Cent In Donations

3 min read

NSW residents who have been left homeless after bushfires devastated their towns say they’re frustrated that they haven’t received a cent in donations or anything promised by the government.

Shona Hendley

Shona Hendley

'We'll Never Be The Same, But We Haven't Lost Our Heart'

7 min read

Unless you have followed the bushfire crisis closely, or live within one of its most ravaged regions, the Bega Valley Shire, you may not have heard of Councillor Kristy McBain.

National

National

Hope For Wildlife As Surviving Koalas Found In Fire-Ravaged Bush

3 min read

Trained detection dogs have helped to find seven koalas alive in burnt-out forest on Queensland’s Southern Downs, and evidence of more survivors.

National

National

'Wiggly Friends' Stand In For Greg Page After His On-Stage Collapse

3 min read

The show has gone on for The Wiggles as they took to the stage for a second night in Sydney, paying tribute to original Yellow Wiggle Greg Page who is recovering from a cardiac arrest.

National

National

Bushfire-Affected Residents Claim They're 'Prisoners' And Can't Leave Town

7 min read

Residents of a rural Victorian village claim they are "prisoners in our own town", stuck in their small community and unable to leave due to road closures.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Why The Government's 'Resilience And Adaptation' Argument On Climate Change Is Madness

8 min read

Scotty from Marketing has a new climate slogan. Experts say it's "disturbing" and another way to avoid the real conversation.

National

National

Four U.S. Waterbombing Firefighting Planes Are Arriving To Battle Bushfires

2 min read

Bushfire fighting efforts will be bolstered by the imminent arrival of a new fleet of waterbombing planes from the United States.

National

National

Wiggles' Greg Page Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Collapses During Bushfire Relief Concert

4 min read

Original Yellow Wiggle, Greg Page, suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed during the group's reunion concert for bushfire relief in Sydney on Friday night.

The Project

The Project

Where to donate to help Bush fire victims

1 min read

Do you want to help those affected by the recent devastating bushfires in Australia? We recommend donating to these charities mentioned on the Friday Project, 17th of January.

National

National

Where The Bloody Hell Aren't You? Why Bushfire-Ravaged Towns Need You To Holiday There

7 min read

A small business owner in one of the nation's bushfire-affected areas has issued a rallying cry for Australians to "travel in their own backyard for the sake of the country" as small-town communities work to rebuild.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandparents 'Kept Toddlers Locked In Tiny, Wooden Cages'

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

Sir David Attenborough Slams Claims Australia's Bushfires Not Caused By Climate Change

3 min read

Sir David Attenborough says Australia is on fire because of climate change and “the moment of crisis has come”.

National

National

Crack Team Worked In Secret To Save Pre-Dinosaur Trees From Mega Bushfire

1 min read

Fire retardant, irrigation techniques and an army of conservation experts have helped save the wild prehistoric Wollemi Pine during a secret mission amid the Gospers Mountain megablaze.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Caught In Deadly Battle With Snake Hiding In Her Toilet

8 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sport

Sport

The Best Moments From Australian Open's Rally For Relief

4 min read

Tennis royalty have taken to Rod Laver Arena to raise funds for those affected by the bushfires.

World

World

Siblings Sing Delta Goodrem's Bushfire Relief Song In Sign Language

2 min read

A brother and sister duo have teamed up to sing Delta Goodrem’s bushfire charity song ‘Let It Rain’ in sign language, to encourage more donations to fire-affected communities.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Lincoln Lewis Has Donated An Iconic 'Home And Away' Prop To Bushfire Relief Auction

2 min read

Former 'Home and Away' heartthrob Lincoln Lewis has donated a very special piece of show memorabilia to help raise money for bushfire relief.

Patrick Thomas

Patrick Thomas

The World's Generous Bushfire Response Highlights Our Foreign Aid Hypocrisy

5 min read

You know those struggling Pacific nations that often seem to need our help?

Luke McManus

Luke McManus

If Players Can't Breathe, Don't Make Them Play

7 min read

No matter your viewpoint or political motivations, there is no denying the fact Australia is in the grip of an unprecedented disaster.

Dale Nimmo

Dale Nimmo

Tales Of Wombat 'Heroes' Have Gone Viral. Unfortunately, They're Not True

5 min read

If you’ve been following the bushfire crisis on social media and elsewhere, you may have seen reports of benevolent wombats herding other animals to shelter into their fire-proof burrows.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Six Dead After Sinkhole Swallows Bus In City Centre

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Heavy Rain Coming For Fire Grounds But Could Trigger Flash Flooding, Landslides

4 min read

The promise of much-needed rain for fire-ravaged parts of the nation's southeast has triggered warnings about the potential of flooding and water quality issues.

National

National

WATCH: Accused Thief's 'Disgusting Act' At Sports Bar

1 min read

A man has been caught on camera allegedly stealing two bushfire charity tins from a NSW sports bar, in what police have called a ‘disgusting act’.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Elton John, Pink And Bruce Springsteen Might Be Part Of Next Bushfire Relief Concert

2 min read

There could be a few more huge international acts heading to Australia to take the stage for the bushfire relief effort.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

Why Photographs, Not Polls, Will Decide The Next Election

4 min read

The legendary late advertising guru Neil Lawrence used to make me watch the TV news with the sound turned off.

National

National

Echidnas’ Nifty Bushfire Survival Tactic May Not Be Enough

2 min read

The ‘hide and hibernate’ instinct is known to save echidnas from bushfire; however, experts fear the current fires may be too extreme even for them to hide from.

National

National

QLD Mum Sending Entire House Interstate For Family Who Lost Everything

4 min read

While many Australians are rushing to donate money to bushfire relief, Stephanie Langdon is donating something much bigger - her house.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Ministers Plead For Holiday Home Owners To 'Help A Neighbour' In Bushfire Crisis

2 min read

Residents who own holiday homes in bushfire-ravaged areas of NSW are being urged to open up their properties to neighbours who have lost everything in blazes that have torn through the state.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Stung Smuggling 200 Live Scorpions On Commercial Flight

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

World

World

Smoke Is Circling Around The Globe Back To Australia Says NASA

1 min read

Smoke from Australia's bushfires are expected to make a full circuit around the globe according to NASA.

National

National

'Double-Edged Sword': Bureau Warns Of Risk In Rain Forecast

2 min read

Firefighters on the east coast are hoping predictions of rain across fire-affected areas will come to fruition over the next week.