Mundaring residents have been warned about an out-of-control and unpredictable bushfire that could threaten lives and homes.
Communities that were affected by the devastating Wooroloo bushfires are set to receive an $18.1 million recovery support package to aid the ongoing rebuilds.
Victims of the catastrophic Wooroloo bushfire have received their first round of support payments through the Lord Mayor's Distress Relief Fund.
NSW parliament is forcing the government to produce papers explaining bushfire relief funding after it emerged most of the money has gone to coalition seats.
An orchard in Perth’s south caught fire on Monday night causing over $1 million worth of property damage.
A week after the Wooroloo blaze was stopped we take you through the key stages in the firefight that claimed 86 homes but could have been much, much worse. READ THE MOMENTS THAT MATTERED.
The City of Swan has already received an influx of the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund grant applications in the wake of the devastating Wooroloo bushfire.
Unlike the start of their ordeal, the recovery process for bushfire victims will take a long time — despite authorities already displaying an encouraging urgency in setting that phase in motion.
The Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund — activated for those who lost homes in last week’s devastating bushfires in Perth’s north-east — has surpassed a staggering new level.
State Recovery Controller Ron Edwards is leading the charge for Perth’s bushfire-ravaged communities. In this exclusive first interview, he reveals why the task goes beyond fixing buildings and roads.
Victims looking to rebuild their lives after Wooroloo’s devastating bushfires say they are incredibly thankful for assistance from fellow West Aussies, as vital distress funding is made available.
Daryna Zadvirna and Brianna Dugan
A worker is in a serious condition in hospital with burns to half of his body after a fire at a distillery in Tasmania's north.
A group has been established to help co-ordinate the recovery from last week's devastating bushfire in the Perth hills.
An expert in criminal psychology has shone a light on the inner workings of an arsonist — saying the Wooroloo blaze would have had the same effect on a firebug as a “gambler walking into a casino”.
The State Recovery Coordination Group, established in the wake of the devastating fires which destroyed more than 80 homes in Perth’s north-east, has met for the first time.
Last week’s bushfire and lockdown were a double blow for a WA industry already hit hard by trade tensions.
Applications for the grant will be available to all owners and occupiers who lost properties in last week’s fire carnage.
By yesterday, authorities had already said they had identified up to six separate ignition points and had “multiple” lines of inquiry under way into what they believed was arson.
Residents whose homes came under threat in the catastrophe Wooroloo fire are calling for immediate action to create secondary escape routes for small closed-off Perth hills communities.
Police already have ‘multiple’ lines of inquiry as they investigate who was behind the ‘disgraceful’ fires which threatened homes in Yallingup over the weekend.
Authorities have revealed why they’re keeping a wary eye on Wooroloo’s scorched fire ground and offered an update on the investigation into the Yallingup blaze.
South West and Peel volunteer firefighters stepped forward to help bushfire-ravaged communities in the Perth Hills, while farmers have also come to the aid of those who have lost everything.
The devastating bushfires which have ravaged Perth’s hills and our South West have been recognised during today’s Super Bowl coverage.
After one of the most eventful and draining weeks experienced by West Australians, there is one thing we can all learn — and it’s an attitude we should carry through with us into the rest of the year.
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