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Call to help hot and thirsty birds, wildlife survive during high temperatures

12:16 EDT

The old saying is that you know it is hot when birds start falling out of the sky.

Drought-hit West Wimmera Shire struggles to attract counsellors despite $500K aid package

11:22 EDT

The West Wimmera Shire says state and federal governments need to consult more widely with local government on drought measures.

Wild storms cut power to Gulf of Carpentaria residents in north-west Queensland

11:09 EDT

Ergon Energy crews are working to restore power to hundreds of customers in north-west Queensland after another night of wild electrical storms.