Australian news, and some related international items

Bushfire state of emergency in Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Times 2nd Feb 2020, An inferno was raging near the Australian capital, Canberra, yesterday as a  heatwave combined with high winds to prolong the country’s devastating bushfire season. The tiny Australian Capital Territory (ACT), between Sydney and Melbourne, declared a state of emergency as the fire, covering 140 square miles, threatened Canberra’s southern suburbs.

February 3, 2020 - Posted by | ACT, climate change - global warming

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