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Mopping up from one of the worst times for fire in Western Australia's history

17:42 EDT

Firefighters are patrolling a number of fires in Western Australia as the state takes stock of some of the worst fires in its history.

'Weather nerd' and social media celebrity joins Victoria's list of unsung Bureau of Meteorology heroes

16:16 EDT

Jono Ingram might refer to himself as a 'weather nerd', but to Donald locals in western Victoria, he is an online celebrity.

Low flows hit northern Tasmanian irrigators

12:26 EDT

The drying effect of El Nino is restricting irrigation in northern Tasmania.