Hundreds of houses have been damaged or destroyed and more than one million hectares (2.5 million acres) of land burnt in the devastating bushfires in eastern Australia.
Evacuations have been ordered in Queensland state, as nearly 150 fires continue to rampage across two states, with officials warning of weeks of danger yet to come.
Catastrophic fires have killed three people and razed more than 150 homes since Friday, but cooler weather overnight provided a welcome reprieve for firefighters and residents.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned Australia to expect more bad news from the fire zones.
With the new Zero Carbon bill, the country aims to reduce all greenhouse gases except methane to net-zero by 2050.
There will be no interest payable over the first two years of the loan, the government said. Farmers across Australia's east coast have been battling drought conditions for more than three years.
Casey Dean and Eduards Nits claim they were teens when they ordered the Quarter Pounder with cheese. McDonald's says it's no surprise as "once the food is cooked there isn't enough moisture to support bacterial growth to break it down".
The switch would mark the fourth code-switch in Sonny Bill Williams' career, setting him to become the highest-paid player in either of rugby's two codes.
The Melbourne Cup was run this year with the industry under extreme scrutiny following damning revelations about the fate of retired racehorses, including mistreatment and the alleged slaughter of hundreds of thoroughbreds at local abattoirs.
Team secures third place at the Rugby World Cup bronze final with a comfortable victory over Wales.
Rival media businesses have published redacted front pages in a coordinated effort to protest media restrictions. In June, the government raided the home of a News Corporation journalist and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation HQ.
Qantas flight with 49 people on board took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney in the first of three "ultra long-haul" journeys planned by the airline this year.
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