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Queensland bushfire threat continues, water-bombing helicopter crash-lands on Darling Downs

19:55 EDT

The pilot of a water-bombing helicopter has walked away with minor injuries after crash-landing while battling a blaze at Pechey, west of Brisbane.

Fire, climate change and prescribed burning: What do the experts have to say?

19:10 EDT

As flames destroyed lives and homes in recent days, there's been a lot of debate about past fires, finger-pointing over prescribed burning, questioning the influence of climate change, or if indeed it was the right time to be talking about it at all.

NSW bushfires: Three charged for stealing equipment as police probe 'suspicious' blazes

17:10 EDT

NSW Police have charged two men with stealing firefighting equipment during yesterday's bushfire crisis, as they probe several "suspicious" blazes around the state.