When firefighters bring big bushfires under control they don't just suddenly go out. That's the work of largely unseen mop-up crews who work quietly behind the scenes for weeks and months after Australia's biggest blazes.
Power is being restored to Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia as authorities consider shutting off power to the Mount Lofty Ranges in response to extreme fire danger conditions in the area.
Four years after a farmer and three farm workers perished in bushfires, questions remain. But locals are hoping some good comes out of an inquest starting on Monday.
Twelve months on from the bushfires that devastated Tathra, life is somehow about to get even tougher for many of those whose homes were lost to the blaze.
Victorian firefighters battle a number of out-of-control bushfires burning in the Bunyip State Park and further east at Dargo.
Survivors of Victoria's deadliest Black Saturday bushfires will be charged tax on interest accrued on their record payouts, the Federal Court rules.
A large-scale light show, similar to Uluru's Field Of Light and the Spectra beams at Dark Mofo, is suggested as a way to bring tourists back to the bushfire-hit south-east of Tasmania — but first, million of dollars will need to be found.
Climate change, drugs and mental health — what do the next generation think are the most pressing issues facing regional Australians?