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National

National

Training Begins For Volunteer Firies After Membership Enquiries Spike

4 min read

After a horror bushfire season that devastated Australia this summer, some brigades are starting to train their new volunteers as the number of NSW enquiries reached over 33,000.

Erin Pogmore

Erin Pogmore

What It's Like To Be Inside A Raging Bushfire, Risking Your Life To Fight It

6 min read

It’s a no-brainer that as firefighters, we are going to see, attend and fight fires.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

What It's Like To Be Married To A Firefighter During This Bushfire Crisis

5 min read

The day before New Year’s Eve I am sitting at the kitchen table with my children.

Politics

Politics

Volunteer Firefighters To Be Given More Paid Leave To Fight Bushfires

4 min read

Aussie public servants who volunteer to help battle the bushfires will be entitled to more paid leave off work.

Politics

Politics

Volunteer Firies Should Be Compensated So They Don't Fall Behind On Bills, Experts Say

7 min read

It is "the right time" to talk about paying or compensating volunteer firefighters battling bushfires, Victoria's Premier said, as debate ramps up over how to look after those on the frontlines of the national crisis.

National

National

'Don't Wait For A Warning': Catastrophic Fire Danger To Continue

1 min read

Heat records are predicted to fall and residents are preparing to flee from destructive blazes across the country just hours after two volunteer firefighters in NSW died on the job.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Charged With Murder, Accused Of Starving Toddler On Vegan Diet

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Crime

Crime

Police Warn Of Firefighter Impersonators Scamming Locals

1 min read

Multiple scams of people impersonation Rural Fire Service personnel to falsely obtain money have been reported as bushfires grip the state.

News

News

Scott Morrison's 'Secret Holiday' Immortalised In Hawaiian Shirt Sold To Help Firies

2 min read

Scott Morrison has copped some serious criticism for reportedly jetting to Hawaii as his country endures a bushfire crisis. Now a savvy designer has ensured the controversy will not be forgotten.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brothers Charged After Crashing Wedding, Allegedly Beating Groom To Death

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Fire Chiefs Vow To Hold Emergency Bushfire Summit With Or Without PM

3 min read

Frustrated former fire chiefs have vowed to take matters into their own hands, hosting an emergency summit on the bushfire crisis.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

AFL WAG Appeals For Help After Bloody Dog Attack

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Girl, 12, Arrested Over 'Death List' Of Students

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dancer Shot In Face After She Paused Performance At Wedding

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

WATCH: NZ Firefighters Who Helped Fight NSW Bushfires Perform Farewell Haka

1 min read

A group of New Zealand firefighters have packed up and headed home after weeks of helping fight the NSW bushfires, but before they said 'kia ora', they performed a farewell Haka.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Father Killed After 'Freak' Christmas Lights Accident

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Charged With Murder After Young Children Found Hanging In Basement

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Highly Contagious' Box Of Urine Triggers Cinema Emergency

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Good News

Good News

Russell Crowe's Sweaty Cap Has Now Raised $400k To Help Firies

3 min read

A sweaty Rabbitohs cap and three billionaires have helped actor Russell Crowe donate $400,000 to NSW firefighters.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler Crushed By Ice Sculpture At Christmas Market

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Good News

Good News

Firies Dance In The Rain After Three Months Of Bushfires

2 min read

After battling blazes for 12 weeks, the skies finally opened above these firefighters -- and didn't they love it.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

WhatsApp Warning As Bug Lets Hackers Steal Messages, Pictures

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dad Charged After Boy, 5, Brings Bag Of Heroin With Spider-Man Stickers To School

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Gym Junkies Use Workout Gear To Attack Each Other In Wild Brawl

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

Aussies Showing Incredible Kindness Amidst Tragedy

4 min read

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed or damaged, four lives have been lost as bushfires continued to rage but among the destruction and devastation has been a wave of support and generosity.

National

National

Pregnant Firefighter Hero Explains Why She'll Continue Battling NSW Blazes

2 min read

Katherine Robinson-Williams is 13 weeks pregnant and in the midst of fighting the devastating fires that have torn through New South Wales.

National

National

No You're Not Imagining It, Bushfire Season Is Starting Earlier And Here's Why

2 min read

Bushfires raging on the eastern seaboard have been making headlines since September this year, prompting many Aussies to wonder if the bushfire season is getting earlier and earlier.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Jailed For Dragging Shark To Death After Video Went Viral

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

A Tribute To Our Amazing Firies, In 10 Incredible Photos

3 min read

The image of an exhausted firefighter with his head in his hands has struck a chord with Australians, as more than 110 fires continue to burn across NSW and Queensland.

News

News

Firies On High Alert As East Coast Braces For Catastrophic Conditions

2 min read

Water-bombing aircrafts are on standby as south-east Queensland and northern NSW brace for hot and windy weather.

News

News

WATCH:Firefighter Grabs Five-Metre-Long Python With Bare Hands

2 min read

Residents filmed the moment a firefighter wrangled a python with his bare hands.