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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Temperature hits all-time record in Sydney

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... In 2009, the so-called Black Saturday firestorm destroyed more than 2,000 homes and killed 173 people in Australia’s deadliest natural disaster of modern times. ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian bush fires destroy 30 homes in worst conditions since 2009

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:35pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... was Australia's deadliest natural disaster of the modern era. Victoria state premier Dennis Napthine said it had been the worst fire danger day since Black Saturday, with more than 30 homes confirmed lost ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM promises to battle zombies to the end of the world

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... told AFP. He said he was anticipating "zombies, natural disasters, people being quite mean to each other, and of course all the world's religions proving to be false" when ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia firefighters race to beat heat spike

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 04:24pm by AFP

    ... in arid Australia, where 173 people died in the 2009 Black Saturday firestorm, the nation’s worst natural disaster of modern times. Most are ignited naturally, but in Sydney’s west three teenage ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Temporary drop in temperatures brings relief for Australian fire crews

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... perished in the Yass area alone. Wildfires are a fact of life in Australia, where 173 people perished in the 2009 Black Saturday firestorm, the nation's worst natural disaster of modern times. Most are ignited naturally, but in Sydney's west three teenage boys were charged with deliberately lighting a fire in bushland on Tuesday. Victoria has been experiencing extreme ...


    Australians face trauma of returning to razed homes

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 11:37am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... 350,000 hectares of land scorched. Wildfires are a fact of life in arid Australia, where 173 people died in the 2009 Black Saturday firestorm, the nation’s worst natural disaster of modern times.   ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Scores missing after devastating wildfires in Tasmania

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... natural disaster of modern times. ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pressure builds on Kevin Rudd to quit Australian politics

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to the top. "The election was a disaster for Labor and Kevin Rudd's continuing presence in the parliamentary Labor party will see him do what he has always done and that is willingly, ... off-the-record comments that they can use, just as has happened in the last three years under Julia Gillard's leadership. If he stays, he will destabilise. It's in his nature." Rudd's ...



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