Satellite imagery and data captured over Queensland in recent weeks reveals not only the unprecedented nature of this natural disaster but also the incredible role firefighters played in protecting vast numbers of properties.
While parts of the Eungella National Park subtropical rainforest have been reduced to cinders, the community is determined to not let the fire win.
Around a week since they were told to evacuate to escape a dangerous and unpredictable fire, Deepwater residents may have to wait a while yet before returning home.
Residents in Winfield and Lowmead, north of Bundaberg, have been advised to leave immediately as a bushfire burns near Baffle Creek amid unrelenting heat in Queensland.
Residents in Winfield, north of Bundaberg, have been advised to leave immediately as a bushfire burns near Baffle Creek, while concerns remain for the blaze burning on Stradbroke Island.
Residents in bushfire-affected areas of Queensland are being reminded to stay alert, with temperatures in parts of the state set to soar into the mid-40s today.
A farmer is being described by his family as "our hero" after he spent an hour fighting off an intense bushfire with flames up to 12 metres high to protect his home and crops in central Queensland.
Firefighters battling "horrendous" blazes in central Queensland are facing "conditions never seen before" as authorities plead with residents in the Deepwater area to leave their homes immediately.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk issues an urgent plea for residents near Deepwater in central Queensland to leave their homes immediately due to the ongoing threat from a bushfire fanned by an unprecedented heatwave.