The elderly and other vulnerable residents have been given the all-clear to return to Morwell, but smoke may continue to affect the town.
A fire which threatened the northern part of Baldivis in the City of Rockingham, WA, has been downgraded.
A works plan to manage the Hazelwood open cut coal mine, which has been burning since February 9, is inadequate, an environment group suggests.
At-risk residents who have had to leave a smoke-polluted Victorian town face another weekend away from home.
Residents in a smoke-affected Victorian town believe their local member becoming the new Minister for Energy and Resources is a positive for the area.
Victoria's fire chief says weather has hampered efforts to extinguish a fire at a Latrobe Valley coal mine.
The Victorian Government has announced the terms of the inquiry into the fire in the Hazelwood open cut coal mine at Morwell, in the Latrobe Valley.
Victoria's chief health officer, Rosemary Lester, says a study of the long-term impact of smoke from the Hazelwood coalmine fire is being considered.
A judicial inquiry into a coalmine fire in Morwell, Victoria, should involve local residents, a lobby group says.
A Victorian bushfire that destroyed 11 houses over a two-month period has been contained.
It can be hard to spot invasive weeds in the bush capital, let alone get them under control.