There are fears the Perth fire will burn through further residential areas, as locals are warned 'the extreme heat will kill you well before the flames reach you'.
A firie with 30 years experience says when it comes to dealing with the impact of last summer's bushfires, 'the horse has already bolted'.
At least three homes have been destroyed in the terrifying blaze, while a firefighter has suffered minor burns and a fire truck has been incinerated.
Victorian wildlife carers have questioned why the government would increase the kangaroo harvest quota just 12 months after the Black Summer bushfires.
NSW Police allege the man deliberately lit more than 30 separate spot fires between November 2020 and January 2021.
Fire crews could remain on the ground for a few days south of Perth after blazes burnt through more than 280 hectares.
An emergency warning remains in place for residents of the Perth's eastern foothills as a bushfire threatens to destroy homes.
Wildlife carer Rae Harvey raised Clover as a joey only to have the kangaroo return needing care after the Black Summer bushfires.
Despite a tough year, a close-knit community at a suburban street in Sydney's north, have continued their festive, annual Christmas light tradition.
Two images show just how difficult the past 12 months have been, as each year brought on a very different emergency.
There are plenty of different reasons bushfires ignite in a hot country like Australia – and some are rather surprising.
The deadly and devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfires decimated more than 18 million hectares, killed 34 people and millions of animals.
The 2019-20 Australian bushfires were a national tragedy and millions were eager to do anything they could to help.
As bushfires ravaged the country last year, Australia is bracing to see if history will repeat itself in 2020.
More strong winds are expected to strengthen the fire front on Monday, with one local saying: 'It will be coming at us with a vengeance.'
The 'deeply disturbing' toll last summer's bushfires took on Australia's wildlife has been revealed in a new report.
Sydney and parts of NSW sweated through the hottest November night on record, with no respite likely until late Sunday afternoon.
Sydney has broken the 40-degree barrier and swathes of western NSW, SA and northern Victoria are baking through even higher temperatures.