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Beaufort, Victoria bushfire evacuation: ‘Beast’ blaze closes in on town as 30,000 Aussies are ordered to leave their homes and 100 schools close

By Eliza Mcphee and Ashley Nickel For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press Published: 00:24 BST, 28 February 2024 | Updated: 12:32 BST, 28 February 2024 Advertisement Follow Daily Mail Australia's live coverage of the bushfire crisis in Victoria. The Bayindeen bushfire, northwest of Ballarat, was still raging on…
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February 28, 2024
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Australian towns on high brushfire alert

Some communities in western part of Victoria state advised to evacuate PUBLISHED : 24 Feb 2024 at 18:51 A Country Fire Authority team carries out a controlled burn west of Corryong in Victoria state of Australia on Jan 7, 2020. (File Photo State Control Centre Media/News Corp Australia via Reuters)…
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February 24, 2024
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Australian authorities urge hundreds to flee uncontained bushfire

Andrew Merry | Moment | Getty Images A bushfire in Australia's Victoria state raged out of control on Saturday, with authorities issuing a fresh evacuation alert at the highest danger rating for hundreds of residents in the state's west. The emergency warning followed the downgrading on Saturday of another bushfire,…
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February 24, 2024
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Since 1960, Australia has lost 23 native animals in an extinction wave

The world no longer has the gastric-brooding frog, the pig-footed bandicoot or the blue-tailed skink in the wild. But these Australian species didn't disappear 100 years ago – the losses are much more recent. To raise awareness of what has so recently been lost, biologist Tim Low has co-authored a report that lists,…
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November 8, 2023
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Disasters hit 18 million Australians – and the number is growing

Almost every person in NSW and Queensland was hit with a natural disaster in the past 12 months, research has revealed, prompting calls for all levels of government to sink more money into safeguarding important infrastructure and consider moving residents to safer areas. Ahead of what is expected to be…
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September 17, 2023