Australia mourns U.S. firefighters as probe into plane crash begins

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters in Australia held a minute’s silence on Friday for three U.S. colleagues killed in a plane

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Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government said on Sunday it will financially aid the country’s tourism sector that’s been badly

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Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia’s east coast early on Saturday, causing road closures and flash flooding, but

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Australia ‘open for business’ as cool change eases bushfire threat

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday urged international tourists to put aside concerns about raging bushfires after the United States

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Australian prime minister’s approval rating singed by bushfires

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A political poll showed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s popularity declined sharply as his government grappled with

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Australian PM proposes high-powered inquiry into bushfires response

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – After weeks of criticism over the handling of the bushfires scorching Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said

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Australia issues new evacuation alerts as monster bushfires regenerate

MERIMBULA/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian authorities issued new warnings and evacuation notices across the country’s heavily populated southeast on Thursday as

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Australia readies as renewed bushfire threat looms, economic costs soar

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian firefighters used cool weather on Tuesday to try to strengthen containment lines around almost 200 wildfires

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New bushfire flares in southeast Australia as damage assessment begins

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A dangerous fire flared up in southeastern Australia on Sunday even as cooler conditions elsewhere allowed authorities

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