A bushfire burns in the Bunyip Sate Forest near the township of Tonimbuk, Victoria, Australia 07 February Authorities have issued urgent fire warnings to towns near a bushfire burning out of control east of Melbourne.
Parents - Australia links 'angry summer' to climate change – at last. Government advisers unequivocally link the country's extreme weather and global warming, and say the worst is yet to come. Map of extreme weather events that hit Australia during summer
A general view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and North Sydney CBD shrouded in smoke haze on October 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney is shrouded in a haze of smoke as bushfires rage in the western Sydney suburbs of Springwood, Winmalee and Lithgow.