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Bat clinic inundated as wildlife carers sign up en masse following bushfire disaster

15:10 EDT

Wildlife carers on the New South Wales South Coast remain swamped with work in the wake of the bushfires, with a flying fox clinic seeing a 900 per cent increase in bats needing care.

Five cyclones named, Gretel up next

15:03 EDT

As February draws to a close, five tropical cyclones have been named in Australia's area of responsibility since the start of the season.

BOM's autumn outlook forecasts a generally drier north and wetter south

15:02 EDT

As the traumatic summer officially creeps to a close, it is with weary eyes that we look to what autumn might hold.