Timothy Weekes and American Kevin King were kidnapped from the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul in 2016.
Around 140 schools remain closed on Wednesday as firefighters continue to tackle 'volatile' situations across NSW.
Grief-stricken friends of George Nole, who died in a northern NSW bushfire, have attacked Barnaby Joyce for saying the dead man was 'most likely' a Greens voter.
"In this bucket is my house," Aaron Crowe told the crowd after tipping the remains of his home outside NSW Parliament.
Nimbin local Ginger O'Brien shouted her whole life was at the centre of the bushfires and accused politicians of 'doing nothing'.
Rural volunteer firefighter Katherine Robinson-Williams, 23, said she couldn’t just “stay behind” while her home state goes up in flames.
The highly emotional pill testing debate continues to rage on as NSW and Victorian leaders dig their heel in despite calls for change.